In Cold Blood

By Truman Capote
Read by Scott Brick

14.45 Hours 01/03/2006 unabridged
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National Bestseller  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.

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A #1 New York Times bestseller

National Bestseller 

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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The best documentary account of an American crime ever written. . . . The book chills the blood and exercises the intelligence . . . harrowing. The New York Review of Books
A remarkable, tensely exciting, superbly written 'true account.' The New York Times 
"A masterpiece . . . a spellbinding work. Life

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Author Bio: Truman Capote

Truman Capote was born in New Orleans on September 30, 1924. In 1948 his first novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms, was published to international critical acclaim, assuring Capote a place among the prominent postwar American writers. He won the O. Henry Memorial Short Story Prize twice and was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. His other works include Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Grass Harp, and the nonfiction masterpiece In Cold Blood. Truman Capote died on August 25, 1984 in Los Angeles.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 14.45
Audience: Adult
Language: English