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About the Book

In Cold Blood

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 suspense and empathy. IN COLD BLOOD is a work that transcends its moment, yielding insights into the nature of American violence.

In Cold Blood
by Truman Capote

  • Publication Date: February 1, 1994
  • Genres: True Crime
  • Paperback: 343 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • ISBN-10: 0679745580
  • ISBN-13: 9780679745587