Sunday, January 31, 2016

In Cold Blood (1966)

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

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