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"A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet." -- Truman Capote
Truman Capote (; September 30, 1924 — August 25, 1984) was an American author and comedian, many of whose short stories, novels, play and nonfiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) and In Cold Blood (1965), which he labeled a "nonfiction novel." At least 20 films and television dramas have been produced from Capote novels, stories and screenplays.

Capote rose above a childhood troubled by divorce, a long absence from his mother and multiple migrations. He discovered his calling by the age of eleven, and for the rest of his childhood he honed his writing ability. Capote began his professional career writing short stories. The critical success of one story, "Miriam" (1945), attracted the attention of Random House publisher Bennett Cerf, resulting in a contract to write Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948). Capote earned the most fame with In Cold Blood , a journalistic work about the murder of a Kansas farm family in their home, a book Capote spent four years writing. A milestone in popular culture, it was the peak of his career, although it was not his final book. In the 1970s, he maintained his celebrity status by appearing on television talk shows.

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Total Books: 350
In Cold Blood
2012 - In Cold Blood (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780679745587
ISBN-10: 0679745580
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Answered Prayers  The Unfinished Novel
1994 - Answered Prayers the Unfinished Novel [Vintage International] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780679751823
ISBN-10: 0679751823
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

I Remember Grandpa
1987 - I Remember Grandpa (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780934601221
ISBN-10: 0934601224
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

Answered Prayers The Unfinished Novel
1987 - Answered Prayers the Unfinished Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780394556451
ISBN-10: 0394556453
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

A Christmas Memory
A Christmas Memory [Tale Blazers] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780895986634
ISBN-10: 0895986639
Genre: Children's Books

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