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Truman Capote, Paris, 1947



Truman Capote, Paris, 1947.

Capote earned his most enduring 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, with much help from Harper Lee, who wrote To Kill a Mockingbird (1960). A milestone in popular culture, In Cold Blood was the peak of Capote's literary career; it was to be his final fully published book