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IN COLD BLOOD: A TRUE ACCOUNT OF A MULTIPLE MURDER AND ITS CONSEQUENCES - ADVANCE COPY

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IN COLD BLOOD: A TRUE ACCOUNT OF A MULTIPLE MURDER AND ITS CONSEQUENCES - ADVANCE COPY

by Capote, Truman

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New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (cm); publisher's brick red unprinted wrappers, bound into the dustjacket; xii,343,[1]pp. Trivial wear to front joint and extremities, hint of sunning to spine, else a fresh, Near Fine copy, lacking the usual heavy wear, toning and soil commonly found with this title. Attractive advance copy of Capote's best-known book, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction, an Edgar Award, and basis for the 1967 Richard Brooks film Starring Robert Blake ad Scott Wilson.

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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Bookseller
Captain Ahab's Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
4370
Title
IN COLD BLOOD: A TRUE ACCOUNT OF A MULTIPLE MURDER AND ITS CONSEQUENCES - ADVANCE COPY
Author
Capote, Truman
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1965

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wrappers
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fine
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octavo
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spine
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First Edition
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