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Truman Capote encyclopedia

Robert L. Gale

Truman Capote encyclopedia

by Robert L. Gale

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capote, Truman, -- 1924-1984 -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert L. Gale.
    GenreEncyclopedias
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3505.A59 Z647 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24069283M
    ISBN 109780786442966
    LC Control Number2010005626
    OCLC/WorldCa463284075

    In , Capote published his "nonfiction novel," In Cold Blood, a chilling account of the senseless, brutal murder of a Kansas family that is widely considered his finest work. Fragments of his last major book, the unfinished Unanswered Prayers, were collected in The Complete Stories of Truman Capote was published in Truman Capote, Actor: Murder by Death. Truman Capote was born on Septem in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Truman Streckfus Persons. He was a writer and actor, known for Murder by Death (), The Innocents () and Breakfast at Tiffany's (). He died on Aug in Los Angeles, California, :

      The best novels: No 84 – In Cold Blood by Truman Capote () Truman Capote’s non-fiction novel, a true story of bloody murder in rural Kansas, opens a window on the dark underbelly of. Truman Capote, an American author This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Truman. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article.

      Perhaps no twentieth century writer was so observant and elegant a chronicler of his times as Truman Capote. Whether he was profiling the rich and famous or creating indelible word-pictures of events and places near and far, Capote’s eye for detail and dazzling style made his reportage and commentary undeniable triumphs of the form. "A Christmas Memory" is a short story by Truman ally published in Mademoiselle magazine in December , it was reprinted in The Selected Writings of Truman Capote in It was issued in a stand-alone hardcover edition by Random House in , and it has been published in many editions and anthologies : Truman Capote.


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