By Truman Capote.
Abridged by Alison Joseph.
Read by Pandora Colin.Grady McNeill, a privileged teenager in post-war New York, sees off her parents, who are taking a cruise to Europe.
This will be her first summer alone in Manhattan and she's keeping her plans to herself.
With her parents finally on their way to France, Grady can spend the summer with her secret boyfriend Clyde.
All is well until Clyde's unexpected confession takes his relationship with Grady to a new level.
Clyde presents Grady to his family as his wife.
The fallout leads to a separation for the newly-married couple.
Clyde brings Grady back to New York from East Hampton, where she has been staying with her sister.