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Crime in Kansas: 1966

James T. McDonald

Crime in Kansas: 1966

by James T. McDonald

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Published by Governmental Research Center, University of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kansas.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal statistics -- Kansas.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] James T. McDonald.
      SeriesGovernmental Research Center, University of Kansas. Special report series,, no. 174, Special report (University of Kansas. Governmental Research Center) ;, no. 174.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6793.K3 M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination57 p.
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5740413M
      LC Control Number70629913

        For the true crime fan, Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood is a masterstroke of true crime writing. Shining a captivating and spellbinding light on the murder of the Clutter family in Kansas in , Capote’s non-fiction novel approach to the telling of a shocking true crime case made his book an international bestseller. Edgar Award – Best Fact Crime – Truman Capote’s bestselling book on the quadruple murder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas was an instant success when it was published in After reading about the murders in the New York Times, Capote traveled to Holcomb to write a piece on the town and the crime for the New Yorker Author: Jessica Ferri.

      Although In Cold Blood is often credited with pioneering the novelization of the true crime genre, it’s far from the first work of literature to use real life crime as its focus. Edward Pearson’s Studies in Murder () is considered to be the among the first American true crime books. Inspector Dew’s I Caught Crippen () and Jack Webb’s The Badge () are other notable examples. Stanley Kauffman's original review of Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood" In this review, generally interesting book about four murders in Kansas in If the author were John Doe.


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