The Swans of Fifth Avenue Setting

Melanie Benjamin
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Fifth Avenue New York luxury apartment

This setting is one of Babe and Bill Paley’s homes and the location where Truman Capote spent much of his time with Babe.

80-acre Kiluna Farm in New Hampshire

This setting was another of Babe and Bill Paley's homes and became a sanctuary for Babe and Truman.

The St. Regis.

Located at 55th Street and Fifth Avenue, this setting is where Babe and Bill Paley had a pied-à-terre, lavishly decorated by Billy Baldwin and Sister Parish.

La Côte Basque Restaurant

This setting in the novel is a former high-society French restaurant in New York. It opened in the late 1950s and operated until 2004. This is where Truman's Swans would gather at their favorite tables and be fawned over while wearing perfect ensembles. Paparazzi waited outside to snap their pictures for such magazines and newspapers as Women's Wear Daily, Vanity Fair...

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