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In cold blood a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences by Truman Capote

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English



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  • Murder -- Kansas -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Originally published: 1965.

StatementTruman Capote.
LC ClassificationsHV6533.K3 C3 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination343 p. ;
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1398670M
ISBN 100679745580
LC Control Number93006282

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