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The ashes belonged to Capote’s close friend Joanne Carson The ashes of the author Truman Capote, who wrote In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, was sold at auction for $43,750 in Los Angeles to an anonymous buyer this weekend. The ashes, which are housed in a sealed wooden Japanese box, originally belonged to the […] The post Truman Capote markets in everything appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
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