Where can evidence on his purpose be found within the book? What are some good quotes that help show the purpose?
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Capote was fascinated with this case. Flipping through The New York Times on a November morning, he had come across a brief article outlining the murders with only the barest details (“Wealthy Farmer, 3 of Family Slain”), and imagined the case could be the subject of his next project, a long-form work of nonfiction. Check this out,