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Interview with George Plimpton. In Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career, by George Plimpton, passim. New York: Random House, December. Mailer (along with most of the New York literary world) is quoted several times in this oral biography of Capote, which uses the same method as Plimpton’s and Jean Stein’s Edie: An American Biography (82.17).