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A Portrait of the Author: Truman Capote

Capote (2005)

Capote was a hug author before he wrote about the first big murder of a family to shock the United States called In Cold Blood… 68 more words


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'In Cold Blood' by Truman Capote. Book 3 in the 'Books I studied at school/college/university…which I actually loved’ series...

Hello, it’s englishteaworshipper here, with another post in the ‘Books I studied at school/college/university…which I actually loved’ series. I actually really enjoy writing these posts because it gives me an opportunity to re-visit all those wonderful books I read from my 17 ish years in education. 791 more words


In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

In Cold Blood tells the story of Perry Smith and Dick Hickock who were behind the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer and his wife and two children. 306 more words


In Cold Blood by Truman Capote vs. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote is a non-fiction novel based on the murder of the Clutter family, husband and wife, son and daughter, all four killed in their own home by Perry Smith and his accomplice Dick Hickock in 1959. 1,401 more words

Book Review

9 Times Truman Capote Inspired Me to Reach for the 'Inner Music that Words Make'

This week marks the 30th anniversary of Truman Capote’s death. He was just 59, but the decades of drinking and drugging made him look much older and pathetic when you’d see him on The Johnny Carson Show, silly and chatting away in that nasal, high-pitched voice. 603 more words


Judge orders release of "In Cold Blood" documents

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge has ordered the state to release more documents to people fighting to write a book about the 1959 “In Cold Blood” murders. 95 more words


Book Quote of the Day

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

“The village of Holcomb stands on the high wheat plains of western Kansas, a lonesome area that other Kansans call ‘out there.’” 99 more words

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