In cold Blood

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Capote, Truman. In Cold Blood. New York: Random House, 1965. 343 pages. Summary. In Cold Blood is the true story of a multiple murder that rocked the small town of Holcomb, Kansas and neighboring communities in 1959. It begins by introducing the reader to an ideal, all-American family, the Clutters -- Herb (the father), Bonnie (the mother), Nancy (the teenage daughter), and Kenyon (the teenage son). The Clutters were prominent members of their community who gained admiration and …

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…shown in the preceding segment from Dick=s perspective.) These analyses from various points of view might be especially appealing to anyone with an interest in psychological works. Readers who have little tolerance for carnage, however, might have a probl! em with the sections of the story in which the accounts of the murders take place, and might also be disturbed by the concluding chapter in which the two killers are finally executed. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**