Truman Capote

Truman Capote was born September 30, 1924, in New Orleans. After his parents’ divorce, he was sent to live with relatives in Monroeville, Alabama. It was here he would meet his lifelong friend, the author Harper Lee. Capote rose to international prominence in 1948 with the publication of his debut novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms. Among his celebrated works are Breakfast at Tiffany’s, A Tree of Night, The Grass Harp, Summer Crossing, A Christmas Memory, and In Cold Blood, widely considered one of the greatest books of the twentieth century. Twice awarded the O. Henry Short Story Prize, Capote was also the recipient of a National Institute of Arts and Letters Creative Writing Award and an Edgar Award. He died August 25, 1984, shortly before his sixtieth birthday.

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Author: Truman Capote | Narrator: Scott Brick, Nancy Linari and Sarah Scott
Release Date: October 27, 2015
The early fiction of one of the nation’s most celebrated writers, Truman Capote, as he takes his first bold steps into the canon of American literatureRecently rediscovered in the archives of the New York Public Library, these short stories pro...
Author: Truman Capote | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: January 03, 2006
The most famous true crime novel of all time, In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it."Chills the blood and exercises the intelligence ... harrowing." —The New York Review of Books On November ...
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Author: Truman Capote | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: December 13, 2005
“Witness the coming together of Truman Capote’s voice, the electric-into-neon blaze that is surely one of the premier styles of postwar American literature.”—The Washington Post Book World “A great breezy read . . . with...
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