* A fascinating exploration of the troubled life of one of America's greatest writers.
The authoritative biography of Truman Capote, a bestseller when originally published on both sides of the Atlantic.
In this riveting biography, Clarke, former TIME writer, depicts the sad sequence of sparkling achievements and overwhelming despair that marked the life of Truman Capote. Readers will be dazzled both by the life lived and the compelling skill with which Clarke brings it before us. - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Mr. Clarke makes one feel at last as if one really understands Mr. Capote. - NEW YORK TIMES
[An] extremely readable biography. - SUNDAY HERALD
Clarke's extremely readable biography cleverly tells Capote's story in the manner of the 'non-fiction novel - mode Capote developed in IN COLD BLOOD.'