IN COLD BLOOD. A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences. Truman Capote.

IN COLD BLOOD. A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

New York: Random House, (1965). First edition. hardcover. 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. Five years, four months and twenty -nine days later, on April 14, 1965, Richard Eugene Hickock, aged thirty-three, and Perry Edward Smith, aged thirty-six, were hanged for the crime on a gallows in a warehouse at the Kansas State Penitentiary in Lansing, Kansas. This is the true story of the lives and deaths of these six people. Dust jacket design by S. Neil Fujita. 343pp. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Small bookseller label to the top of the front pastedown. An ownership signature to the front pastedown. Item #14384

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