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In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences

Author: Truman Capote; Scott Brick
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio ; Prince Frederick, Md. : Distributed by Recorded Books, ℗2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Named Person: Richard Eugene Hickock; Perry Edward Smith; Richard Eugene Hickock; Perry Edward Smith
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Truman Capote; Scott Brick
ISBN: 9780739333648 073933364X 1415930929 9781415930922
OCLC Number: 213504235
Notes: In container (17 cm.).
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"Unabridged"--Container.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Scott Brick.
Description: 12 audio discs (14 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Truman Capote.

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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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