CAPOTE, TRUMAN. 1924-1984. In Cold Blood. New York: Random House, 1965.

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CAPOTE, TRUMAN. 1924-1984.
In Cold Blood. New York: Random House, 1965.

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CAPOTE, TRUMAN. 1924-1984.
In Cold Blood. New York: Random House, 1965.
Publisher's maroon cloth gilt, dust jacket in black, white and red, top edge blue. Signed and inscribed on half title: "For dearest Ruth, much love, Truman." Wear edges of jacket, browning at creases of flaps, .

FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, INSCRIBED TO RUTH FORD. Capote's longtime friend actress Ruth Ford was said to have been introduced to him by William Faulkner in 1951. She starred in a musical adaptation of The Grass Harp and was known for hosting New York's literary luminaries at parties in her apartment in the Dakota building.
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CAPOTE, TRUMAN. 1924-1984. In Cold Blood. New York: Random House, 1965.
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