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Other Voices, Other Rooms Summary
Truman Capote

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Other Voices, Other Rooms Summary

Plot Summary

Other Voices, Other Rooms is the story of Joel Knox, a young boy who finds out about the different forms that love can take. Joel has been raised by his aunt Ellen in New Orleans after the death of Joel's mother. But Joel's life changes when he receives a mysterious letter inviting him to come live with his long-forgotten father at a place called Skully's Landing. What Joel finds at the deteriorating mansion at the Landing both surprises and repulses him, yet Joel remains and finds his place among the eccentric characters who become his new family.

Joel comes to Skully's Landing after receiving a letter written with purposeful intention not by his father, Edward, but by Randolph, the cousin of Joel's father's new wife, Amy. Randolph had enlisted Amy's nursing help after Randolph accidentally shoots Edward, paralyzing him for life. Amy marries Edward and the new couple...

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