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Truman Capote by Richard Avedon ~ More of a socialite than most socialites! A consummate curiosity driven writer... fabulous at relaying a twisted plot a tad manipulative... he could pen; however!

Truman Streckfus Persons A.A Truman Capote author of "In Cold Blood" & "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

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Truman Capote’s black and white ball, 1966 ~ Truman was accepted by society but would die without many friends.

Gloria Guinness dancing with Truman Capote at his Black and White Ball, 1966

Gloria Guinness dancing with Truman Capote at his Black and White Ball, 1966 Shall I dip you now luv?

Truman Capote's "Black and White Ball" at the Plaza Hotel, New York City, by Elliott Erwitt, 1966

Truman Capote's "Black and White Ball" at the Plaza Hotel, New York City, November (Photo © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos)

The Black and White Ball" - A  masquerade ball held on November 28, 1966 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City, USA. Hosted by author Truman Capote in honor of The Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham.

Princess Luciana Pignatelli chatting with Countess Consuelo Crespi at Truman Capote’s “Black & White Ball”.

Lee Radziwill at Truman Capote's "Black and White" Ball, The Plaza Hotel, NYC, 1966.

TRUMAN CAPOTE’S ICONIC & BITCHY BLACK AND WHITE BALL OF 1966

Andy Warhol Truman Capote's Black and White Ball, 1966

Culture Club - Captivated, as Warhol was, by the beauty and intrigue of Truman Capote’s Black & White Ball at The Plaza Hotel, 1966 (Courtesy of Getty Images/Assouline Bals) -Assouline

Super-waif Penelope Tree arrives at Truman Capote's infamous 1966 Black & White Ball

Penelope Tree at Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball, 1966 - photo by Henry Grossman “If you weren’t invited to Truman Capote’s black-and-white dance in honor of Kay Graham, you simply left town.

The Rothchilds Surrealist Ball 1972 - The Hostess Marie-Hélène de Rothschild -  Never has there been a dinner party quite like the “Diner de Têtes Surrealiste” that took place at the suburban Parisian mansion of Baron Guy de Rothschild and his Marie-Helene de Rothschild - 1972 - Paris

On Marie-Hélène de Rothschild, member of the most powerful elite family in the world, held a Surrealist Ball at Château de Ferrières, one of the family’s gigantic mansions. These pop stars are not the first ones wearing horns all over the place.

Photo honoring Joan  Fontaine on Tributes.com. “Actress Joan Fontaine, in white dress, is escorted by Dr. Benjamin Kean to Truman Capote's Black and White Ball at New York's Plaza Hotel on November 28, 1966. Couple at left is unidentified. Capote set the fashion tone by insisting that his female guests wear black and white. Dr. Kean, a noted parasitologist and pathologist, is world famous for his expertise on infectious diseases. ”

Actress Joan Fontaine, in white dress, is escorted by Dr. Benjamin Kean to Truman Capote's Black and White Ball at New York's Plaza Hotel on November

Magnum Photos -  Elliott Erwitt  ITALY. San Gimignano. 1959.

Magnum Photos - Elliott Erwitt ITALY. San Gimignano. 1959.

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