In Cold Blood A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences ISBN 13: 9780785777632
ISBN 10: 0785777636
Unknown; Tandem Library; ISBN-13: 978-0785777632
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.