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FPL12032 – Truman Capote: The Making and Breaking of a Celebrity

12:30 pm
777 Glades RD, Bldg. 31C Boca Raton, FL 33431 United States
olliboca
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Truman Capote is known for two of his novels: “Breakfast at TiffanyÕs”Êand “In Cold Blood”.ÊHe is even more renowned for his self-created stardom, his scandalous behavior, his ÒBall of the Century,Ó and his gossip-style exposŽ of Hollywood stars. This talk addresses the rise and fall of the most famous secret-teller of the 20th century. Familiarity with any of the following Capote works is helpful, but not required: “Miriam”,Ê”In Cold Blood”, “Breakfast at TiffanyÕs”,Ê”Answered Prayers”,Êor “A Christmas Memory”. A PowerPoint will be used to enhance the program.