Books: Bad Little Good Girl

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S (179 pp.)—Truman Capote—Random House ($3.50).

Holly Golightly, 18, is a cross between a grown-up Lolita and a teen-age Auntie Mame. A piquantly wacky ex-hillbilly who lives in a Manhattan upper East Side brownstone, she is a kind of expense-account tramp; as she puts it in her own countdown, "I've only had eleven lovers."

Holly is the heroine of the long title story in this four-story collection and the hottest kitten ever to hit the typewriter keys of Truman (The Muses Are Heard) Capote. Her unhousebroken style of life has already barred her from the intellectual drawing room of Harper's Bazaar,...

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