In Cold Blood

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Author by Truman Capote
Genre : True Crime
Editor : Modern Library
ISBN : 9780812994384
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 417
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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Truman Capote—also available are Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Other Voices, Other Rooms (in one volume), Portraits and Observations, and The Complete Stories Truman Capote’s masterpiece, In Cold Blood, created a sensation when it was first published, serially, in The New Yorker in 1965. The intensively researched, atmospheric narrative of the lives of the Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas, and of the two men, Richard Eugene Hickock and Perry Edward Smith, who brutally killed them on the night of November 15, 1959, is the seminal work of the “new journalism.” Perry Smith is one of the great dark characters of American literature, full of contradictory emotions. “I thought he was a very nice gentleman,” he says of Herb Clutter. “Soft-spoken. I thought so right up to the moment I cut his throat.” Told in chapters that alternate between the Clutter household and the approach of Smith and Hickock in their black Chevrolet, then between the investigation of the case and the killers’ flight, Capote’s account is so detailed that the reader comes to feel almost like a participant in the events.


In Cold Blood

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Author by Truman Capote
Genre : True Crime
Editor : Vintage
ISBN : 9781588361653
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 432
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The most famous true crime novel of all time "chills the blood and exercises the intelligence" (The New York Review of Books)—and 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. In one of the first non-fiction novels ever written, Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, generating 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.


In Cold Blood

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Author by Truman Capote
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Editor : Transaction Publishers
ISBN : 9781412848183
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 436
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Truman Capote And The Legacy Of In Cold Blood

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Author by Ralph F. Voss
Genre : Literary Criticism
Editor : University of Alabama Press
ISBN : 9780817358310
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 262
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Truman Capote and the Legacy of 'In Cold Blood' is the anatomy of the origins of an American literary landmark and its legacy.


Truman Capote And The Legacy Of In Cold Blood

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Author by Ralph F. Voss
Genre : Literary Criticism
Editor : University of Alabama Press
ISBN : 9780817317560
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 262
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"Truman Capote and the Legacy of In Cold Blood" is the anatomy of the origins of an American literary landmark and its legacy.


In Cold Blood

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Author by Adam Croft
Genre : Fiction
Editor : Adam Croft
ISBN :
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Book three in a stunning new crime series from 2m+ international bestseller Adam Croft. A body is found under Welland Viaduct on a bitterly cold winter morning. But this will be a murder investigation like no other. As DI Caroline Hills and DS Dexter Antoine begin to unravel the dark secrets in the victim's life, they find themselves sucked into a web of lies and betrayal. Rutland Police need to find the killer before it’s too late. But with Caroline’s health failing and their main witness suspiciously missing, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Dark histories, mysterious gifts and hidden secrets abound. But will they discover the truth before anyone else is killed in cold blood? ‘Incredible’ — BBC News ‘A sensation’ — The Guardian


No Saints In Kansas

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Author by Amy Brashear
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Editor : Soho Press
ISBN : 9781616956844
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 320
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A young adult, fictional reimagining of Truman Capote's In Cold Blood and the brutal murders that inspired it. Gripping and fast-paced, this meticulously researched historical fiction will reinvigorate a new generation to Capote. November is usually quiet in Holcomb, Kansas, but in 1959, the town is shattered by the quadruple murder of the Clutter family. Suspicion falls on Nancy Clutter’s boyfriend, Bobby Rupp, the last one to see them alive. New Yorker Carly Fleming, new to the small Midwestern town, is an outsider. She tutored Nancy, and (in private, at least) they were close. Carly and Bobby were the only ones who saw that Nancy was always performing, and that she was cracking under the pressure of being Holcomb’s golden girl. This secret connected Carly and Bobby. Now that Bobby is an outsider, too, they’re bound closer than ever. Determined to clear Bobby’s name, Carly dives into the murder investigation and ends up in trouble with the local authorities. But that’s nothing compared to the wrath she faces from Holcomb once the real perpetrators are caught. When her father is appointed to defend the killers of the Clutter family, the entire town labels the Flemings as traitors. Now Carly must fight for what she knows is right.


In Cold Blood

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Author by Truman Capote
Genre : True Crime
Editor : Vintage
ISBN : 9780679745587
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 370
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The most famous true crime novel of all time "chills the blood and exercises the intelligence" (The New York Review of Books)—and 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. In one of the first non-fiction novels ever written, Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, generating 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.


And Every Word Is True

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Author by Gary McAvoy
Genre : True Crime
Editor :
ISBN : 0990837610
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 310
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Based on stunning new details discovered in the personal journals former Kansas Bureau of Investigation Director Harold R. Nye, "And Every Word Is True" lays out a fresh, meticulously-researched perspective on the Clutter murder case made famous in Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood."


Killers In Cold Blood

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Author by Ray Black
Genre : True Crime
Editor : Little Brown Uk
ISBN : 0708806120
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 588
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This book looks inside the dark side of the criminal mind. These are men and women who commit heinous acts with a gruesome disregard for human life. The difficulty in bringing these monsters to justice is proving whether they are just bad or mad, whether in fact the individual is mentally ill or whether they are fully aware of what they have done.