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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences (Modern Library)

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On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues.

As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Synopsis:

On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues.

As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679600237
Subtitle:
A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
Author:
Capote, Truman
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Case studies
Subject:
Murder -- Kansas -- Case studies.
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
Murder - General
Edition Number:
Modern Library ed.
Edition Description:
Modern Library Hardcover
Series:
Modern Library (Hardcover)
Series Volume:
v. 10, no. 1
Publication Date:
19920905
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
7.3 x 5 x 1.6 in .9 lb

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
History and Social Science » Crime » True Crime

In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences (Modern Library)
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Product details 432 pages Modern Library - English 9780679600237 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues.

As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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