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

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In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
Title
In cold blood
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a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
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Truman Capote
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eng
Summary
'Dick became convinced that Perry was that rarity, 'a natural killer'- absolutely sane, but conscienceless, and capable of dealing, with or without motive, the coldest-blooded deathblows' On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, a wealthy farmer, his wife and their two young children were found brutally murdered. Blood all over the walls, the telephone lines cut, and only a few dollars stolen. Heading up the investigation is Agent Al Dewey, but all he has are two footprints, four bodies, and a whole lot of questions. Truman Capote's detailed reconstruction of the events and consequences of that fateful night, In Cold Blood is a chilling, gripping mix of journalistic skill and imaginative power
Summary
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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Award
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime, 1966.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2007
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DLC
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364.1523
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1040
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non fiction
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a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
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In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences, Truman Capote
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nc
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text
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rdacontent.
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20 cm.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780349104911
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rdamedia.
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n
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(Sirsi) 90866
Label
In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences, Truman Capote
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780349104911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) 90866

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