Capote in Kansas
When the ghosts of the Clutter family from In Cold Blood literally come calling, a near-death Truman Capote reaches out to estranged writer pal Nelle Harper Lee for help in Capote in Kansas.
At one point, Kim Powers plausibly implies that Capote himself started the rumors that he was the real author of Lee’s venerable To Kill a Mockingbird.
Powers astutely summons the intense sorrow behind a life-long friendship gone awry. B