1965 In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition, first impression of this major work from the author of 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'.
Capote learned of the 1959 murders prior to the capture of the killers, quickly travelling to Kansas to write about the crime, accompanied by his friend Harper Lee. Together they interviewed residents and investigators assigned to the case and took thousands of pages of notes.
Capote ultimately spent six years working on the book, labelling it a 'non-fiction novel'.
In a contemporary New York Times review, Conrad Knickerbocker praised Capote's work as a 'masterpiece', and an 'agonizing, terrible, possessed, proof that the times, so surfeited with disasters, are still capable of tragedy'.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Light fading to back strip, with bumping to spine head and tail. Boards bright. Light marks to fore edge of text block. Internally, firmly bound. Pages clean and bright.
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