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Everything Truman Capote Got Wrong In ‘In Cold Blood’

Others who appeared in the book said they had been misquoted

Photo of Truman Capote — from Jack Mitchell on Wikipedia Commons

“Capote got the big details right, but he fudged the smaller details in order to make an effective narrative, and he was brilliant at it,” Ralph Ross, Ph. D. said.

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