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Capote in Kansas

a ghost story

by Kim Powers

  • 202 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Carroll & Graf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friends and associates,
  • American Authors,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKim Powers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3616.O8835 C37 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254 p. ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24751567M
    ISBN 100786720336
    ISBN 109780786720330
    LC Control Number2009280158
    OCLC/WorldCa154673731


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Capote in Kansas: A Ghost Story From the author of the bestselling memoir, The History of Swimming, comes a novel about Truman Capote, Harper Lee, and the ghosts of the Clutters, the Kansas farm family murdered fifty years ago, in cold : Ande Parks.

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Capote earned the most fame with In Cold Blood, a journalistic work about the murder of a Kansas farm family in their home. Capote spent four years writing the book, aided by his lifelong friend Harper Lee, who wrote To Kill a Mockingbird ().

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What Parks has done with Capote in Kansas is craft a fictionalized biography of one period in the famous writer’s life, the time from when he decided to go to Kansas and research the Clutter killings until the book’s publication (after Smith and Hickock were executed) seven years later.

While staying true to facts of that period (and even. In cold blood Back in the ’s, the whole state of Kansas was shaken and traumatized by the quadruple murder when four members of the Clutter family had been killed.

The murders took the entire community by surprise, and for the first six weeks, detectives working on the case didn’t have the slightest clue of who might have done it.Capote ultimately spent six years working on his book.

When finally published inIn Cold Blood was an instant success. Today, it is the second-best-selling true crime book in publishing history, behind Vincent Bugliosi 's book Helter Skelter, about the Charles Manson : Novem Ande Parks (born October 1, ) is an American professional comic book artist, known for his work as an inker and writer in the industry.

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