In Cold Blood

Truman Capote (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
February 01, 1994
Pages
368
Dimensions
5.1 X 0.9 X 7.9 inches | 0.58 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780679745587
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About the Author

Truman Capote was born September 30, 1924, in New Orleans. After his parents' divorce, he was sent to live with relatives in Monroeville, Alabama. It was here he would meet his lifelong friend, the author Harper Lee. Capote rose to international prominence in 1948 with the publication of his debut novel, Other Voices, Other Rooms. Among his celebrated works are Breakfast at Tiffany's, A Tree of Night, The Grass Harp, Summer Crossing, A Christmas Memory, and In Cold Blood, widely considered one of the greatest books of the twentieth century. Twice awarded the O. Henry Short Story Prize, Capote was also the recipient of a National Institute of Arts and Letters Creative Writing Award and an Edgar Award. He died August 25, 1984, shortly before his sixtieth birthday.

Reviews

"A masterpiece . . . a spellbinding work." --Life


"A remarkable, tensely exciting, superbly written 'true account.' " --The New York Times

"The best documentary account of an American crime ever written. . . . The book chills the blood and exercises the intelligence . . . harrowing." --The New York Review of Books