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In cold blood: a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences

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The most famous true crime novel of all time and one of the first non-fiction novels ever written; In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it. 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.

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The most famous true crime novel of all time and one of the first non-fiction novels ever written; In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it.

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.

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Hickock, Richard Eugene, -- 1931-1965
Murder -- Kansas
Murder -- Kansas -- Case studies
Smith, Perry Edward, -- 1928-1965
title_displayIn cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
title_fullIn Cold Blood
In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences / Truman Capote
In cold blood [sound recording] : [a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences] / Truman Capote
In cold blood; a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences Capote, Truman, 1924-1984.
title_shortIn cold blood
title_suba true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
topic_facetHickock, Richard Eugene
History
Murder
Nonfiction
Smith, Perry Edward
Sociology
Travel
True Crime