Definition of Truman Capote from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Truman Capote

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(1924-84) a US writer. His best-known works are Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) and the 'non-fiction novel'In Cold Blood (1966). Film versions were made of both books. Capote became popular with members of New York society but was later rejected after writing unpleasant things about them.