In Cold Blood by Truman Capote [1967 MOVIE TIE-IN PAPERBACK]
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
VINTAGE PAPERBACK  SIGNET
15th Signet printing from 1967 w/ movie tie-in cover.
Vintage paperback in very good condition. Slight lean to binding. Otherwise a tight and seemingly unread copy! Some visible shelf wear and tanning to pages.
The most famous true crime novel of all time and one of the first non-fiction novels ever written; In Cold Blood is the bestseller that 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.
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.