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Full Name: Truman Capote
(1924-1984)(Truman Streckfus Persons) Author. Truman Capote was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and lived at 870 United Nations Plaza, New York, New York. "Other Voices, Other Rooms," his first novel, is the story of a young boy's painful search for identity. He has published another novel, "The Grass Harp" (1951); two collections of short stories, "Tree of Night" (1949) and "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1958); a report of his trip to Russia, "The Muses are Heard" (1956); "A Christmas Memory" (1966); and a collection of nonfiction pieces, "The Dogs Bark: Public People and Private Places" (1973). In 1966, Capote published "In Cold Blood," a chilling, semi-documentary study of a senseless, brutal murder in Kansas, which he called "a nonfictional novel."
Author's Timeline:
1933 New York County
Capote moved to New York City in 1933. He lived at 870 United Nations Plaza, New York, New York. 
1924 (Unknown) County
Truman Capote was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1924. 
1948 (Unknown) County
Other Voices, Other Rooms
1951 (Unknown) County
The Grass Harp
1949 (Unknown) County
Tree Of Night
Short stories. 
1958 (Unknown) County
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Short stories. 
1956 (Unknown) County
The Muses Are Heard
1966 (Unknown) County
A Christmas Memory
1973 (Unknown) County
The Dogs Bark: Public People and Private Places
1966 (Unknown) County
In Cold Blood
1984 (Unknown) County
Truman Capote died in Los Angeles, California in 1984. 
1981 (Unknown) County
Music For Chameleons
Collection of short pieces. 
1984 (Unknown) County
Truman Capote was interred at the Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. 
1954 (Unknown) County
House of Flowers
Musical, with Harold Arlen. 
? Kings County
Capote had an apartment at 70 Willow Street in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York. 

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