nonfiction novel,In Cold Blood, a chilling account of the senseless, brutal murder of a Kansas family that is widely considered his finest work. Fragments of his last major book, the unfinished Unanswered Prayers, were collected in 1990. The Complete Stories of Truman Capote was published in 2004.
See N. T. Inge, ed., Truman Capote: Conversations (1987) L. Grobel, Conversations with Capote (1985, repr. 2000) G. Clarke, ed., Too Brief a Treat: The Letters of Truman Capote (2004) memoirs by D. Windham (1983), J. M. Brinnin (1986), and J. Dunphy (1987) biographies by G. Clarke (1988), G. Plimpton (1997), and W. T. Schultz (2011) studies by H. S. Garson (1980 and 1992), K. T. Reed (1981), J. J. and J. C. Waldmeir, ed. (1999), and H. Bloom, ed. (2003).
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