In Cold Blood
In Cold Blood
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In Cold Blood

Written by Truman Capote
Published by Vintage
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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.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780679745587
    Publication Date
    February 1, 1994
    Page Count
    368
    Words Per Page
    331
    Audience
    Adult
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    93006282
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    28710511
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0679745580
    Lexile® Level
    1040L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~Y
    ATOS® Book Level
    7.1
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    21
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    79631
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    UG

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