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Truman Capote                                                                         
Born September 30, 1924                                                               
New Orleans, Louisiana                                                                 
Died August 25, 1984 (aged 59)                                                         
Los Angeles, California                                                               
Occupation novelist, playwright, story writer                                         
Writing period 1943-1984                                                               
Literary movement Southern Gothic                                                     
Truman Capote ( 30 September 1924 - 25 August 1984)                                   
was an American writer whose stories, novels, plays, and non-fiction are               
recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958)     
and In Cold Blood (1965), which he labeled a "non-fiction novel." At least 20         
films and TV dramas have been produced from Capote novels, stories and