|In Cold Blood (1966)|
50 years ago this month...
The book "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote was published. The book was a non-fiction account of the murders of four family members in a small town in Kansas. Capote spent six years in Kansas interviewing everyone involved, and when he wrote the book he he composed it in the style of a fiction novel with multiple narratives and points of view. The book went on to become a pioneering work in both the "True Crime" and "Non-Fiction Novel" genres.
|Convicted Killers Perry Edward Smith and Richard Hickock|