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Truman Capote's Biographer Discusses His Life.

Writer Gerald Clarke. Clarke's biography of writer Truman Capote has just been published. Capote was the author of the seminal work In Cold Blood, but his writing was overshadowed by the excesses of his lifestyle and his reputation as the clownish fixture of the talk show circuit. Clarke's biography was 14 years in the making and was undertaken with Capote's full cooperation. Clarke has written extensively for Time magazine.


Other segments from the episode on June 9, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 9, 1988: Interview with Paul Morrissey; Review of Bob Dylan's album "Down in the Groove"; Interview with Gerald Clarke; Review of the film "Big."


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