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Truman Capote

(1924—1984) American writer


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(1924–84),

American author, whose work ranges from the light‐hearted story of playgirl Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) to the grim investigation In Cold Blood (1966), in which Capote recreated the brutal multiple murder of a whole Kansas family and traces the lives of the murderers to the moment of their execution.


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Works by Truman Capote