Biography´s Truman Capote

Timeline created by jose y tete
  • Birth

    Truman Capote was born on September 30, 1924 in Orleans, Capote was the son of 17-year-old Lillie Mae Faulk (1905-1954) and salesman Archulus Persons (1897-1981).
  • Childhood

    His parents divorced when he was 4, and he was sent to Monroeville, Alabama
  • Move

    In 1932, he moved to New York City to live with his mother and her second husband, José García Capote, a bookkeeper from Union de Reyes, Cuba, who adopted him as his stepson and renamed him Truman García Capote. However, José was convicted of embezzlement and shortly afterwards, when his income crashed, the family was forced to leave Park Avenue.
  • Miriam

    It was his first work.
    It is a short story published in Mademoiselle
  • His love

    Capote was openly homosexual. One of his first serious lovers was Smith College literature professor Newton Arvin, who won the National Book Award for his Herman Melville biography in 1951 and to whom Capote dedicated Other Voices, Other Rooms.
  • Carmen Therezinha Solbiati-So chic

    Short story (Brazilian jet-setter Carmen Mayrink Veiga) published in Vogue
  • The Innocents

    The Innocents
    Screenplay based on The Turn of the Screw by Henry James; 1962 Edgar Award, from the Mystery Writers of America, to Capote and William Archibald for Best Motion Picture Screenplay
  • In cold blood

    In cold blood
    "Nonfiction novel"; Capote's second Edgar Award (1966), for Best Fact Crime book
  • Last years

    Last years
    In the late 1970s, Capote was in and out of drug rehabilitation clinics, and news of his various breakdowns frequently reached the public.
  • The Dogs Bark

    The Dogs Bark
    Collection of travel articles and personal sketches
  • Death

    Capote died in Bel Air, Los Angeles, on August 25, 1984, a month before his 60th birthday.[57] According to the coroner's report, the cause of death was "liver disease complicated by phlebitis and multiple drug intoxication.
  • Answered Prayers: The Unfinished Novel

    Answered Prayers: The Unfinished Novel
    Published posthumously
  • His last book

    His last book
    The Early Stories of Truman Capote pusblished by random house too in 2015
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    His beginning

    As a lonely child, Capote taught himself to read and write before he entered his first year of school. Capote was often seen at age 5 carrying his dictionary and notepad, and began writing fiction at age 11. He was given the nickname "Bulldog" around this age
  • Period: to

    After his dead

    He still publishing books, like Summer Crossing or Portraits and Observations: The Essays of Truman Capote published by random house.