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The wind is us – it gathers and remembers all our voices, then sends them talking and telling through the leaves and the fields. — Truman Capote, Truman Capote and the Legacy of “In Cold Blood,”  by Ralph F. Voss. (University Alabama Press; 3rd ed. edition March 15, 2015) Originally published January 1st 2011.

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Truman Capote

I’ve always thought a body would have to be sick and dying before they saw the Lord. And I imagined that when He came it would be like looking at [a church] window: pretty as colored glass with the sun pouring through, such a shine you don’t know it’s getting dark. And it’s been a… Continue reading Truman Capote

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Dolly said that when she was a girl she’d liked to wake up winter mornings and hear her father singing as he went about the house building fires; after he was old, after he’d died, she sometimes heard his songs in the field of Indian grass. Wind, Catherine said; and Dolly told her: But the… Continue reading Truman Capote

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