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In Cold Blood

 Author: Truman Capote  Category: History  Published: January 1, 1948  Language: English  File Size: 2.7 MB  Tags: AmericanClassicsCrimeHistoryLiteratureMysteryNonfictionThrillerTrue Crime |  Download PDF

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, explores the theme of American Dream, Christianity, crime and punishment, the nature of evil, conformity/normalcy, and innocence.

Ir is a true story about the Clutter family murders in November of 1959. This true-crime novel tells not only the story of the victims, but the story of the murderers, their trial, sentencing, and execution.

Literary awards

  • Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime (1966)