Breakfast at Tiffany's - Pages 1-11 Summary & Analysis

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The narrator remembers his first apartment in New York City, a shabby brownstone he occupied during the war. Although it was small and gloomy, it brought him great satisfaction because it was his own, and it reminds him of his first ambitions at being a great writer. He also fondly remembers another of the tenants there, Holly Golightly. The narrator and Holly frequented Joe Bell's bar because he took messages for them (they didn't have telephones of their own).

Joe Bell has recently called the narrator and asked him to stop by because he has something to show him. The narrator takes a taxi to Joe Bell's bar on a rainy October day and asks if he's heard from Holly. He hasn't, but a common acquaintance of theirs, Mr. I. Y. Yunioshi, was recently in Africa working as a professional photographer. He was traveling through...

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