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In Cold Blood - 1st Printing

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In Cold Blood - 1st Printing

by Capote, Truman

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: Random House, 1965. Stated "First Printing" with "1/66" and "$5.95" inside the front flap of the dust jacket; 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. Five years, four months and twenty-nine days later, on April 14, 1965, Richard Eugene Hickock, aged thirty-three, and Perry Edward Smith, aged thirty-six, were hanged from the crime on a gallows in a warehouse in the Kansas State Penitentiary. First printing of classic true crime book that catapulted Truman Capote to fame. Wear/chipping to dj. Text clean.. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Synopsis

In Cold Blood is a 1966 book by American author Truman Capote. The book details the brutal 1959 murders of Herbert Clutter, a wealthy farmer from Holcomb, Kansas, and his wife and two of their children. When Capote learned of the quadruple murder before the killers were captured, he decided to travel to Kansas and write about the crime.

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On Jan 30 2017, a reader said:
Wonderfully written true crime story.

Details

Bookseller
DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
009343
Title
In Cold Blood - 1st Printing
Author
Capote, Truman
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1965
Keywords
Law, Crime, Truman Capote
Bookseller catalogs
Non-Fiction; Law;

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About DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books

Specializing in quality military history books on the Napoleonic Wars, Civil War, WWI and WWII, German military and Vietnam. We also sell new Schiffer and Fedorowicz military books at 20% discount from publishers list price.

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