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Truman Capote

Truman Streckfus Persons (September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984), known as Truman Capote ( /ˈtruːmən kəˈpoʊtiː/), was an American author, many of whose short stories, novels, plays, and nonfiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) and the true crime novel In Cold Blood (1966), which he labeled a "nonfiction novel." At least 20 films and television dramas have been produced from Capote novels, stories and screenplays.

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Dallas Angguish
... He has been repeatedly compared to Truman Capote and to David Sedaris ... Due to his evocative short stories, he has been variously described as Truman Capote's literary heir and as reminiscent of Carson McCullers, the much lauded Southern Gothic writer ... splicing together body parts of David Sedaris, Truman Capote, Bruce Chatwin and just a bit of Djuna Barnes' ...
The New Journalism - Anthology - Texts - Truman Capote, In Cold Blood
... When Capote learned of the quadruple murder before the killers were captured, he decided to travel to Kansas and write about the crime ... killers, Richard "Dick" Hickock and Perry Smith, were arrested not long after the murders, and Capote ultimately spent six years working on the book ... attention to novelistic technique, however, Capote does not use point of view in as sophisticated way as he does in fiction ...
Works of Truman Capote
... photography book pictures by Richard Avedon, comments by Truman Capote and design by Alexey Brodovitch 1960 The Innocents Screenplay based on The Turn of the ...
A Christmas Memory - Adaptations and Recordings - Television
... "A Christmas Memory" was adapted for television for ABC Stage 67 by Truman Capote and Eleanor Perry ... Geraldine Page and Donnie Melvin, and Truman Capote was the narrator ... is available on video under such titles as ABC Playhouse 67 A Christmas Memory or Truman Capote’s "A Christmas Memory" ...
Marie Rudisill - Bibliography
... Truman Capote The Story of His Bizarre and Exotic Boyhood by an Aunt Who Helped Raise Him (1983), with James C ... Emerald River (1994) Fruitcake Memories of Truman Capote Sook (2000) The Southern Haunting of Truman Capote (2000), with James C ...

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