A True Account Of A Multiple Murder And Its Consequences
Random House, 1966. FIRST EDITION, first printing stated. Dust jacket design by S. Neil Fujita. Very good condition, cover monogram a bit faded. Scarce original dust jacket, not price clipped with closed tears and some edge chips as shown. Burgundy endpapers. Four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues. Capote's first cousin Harper Lee acted as his secretary during his investigations into these tragic Kansas murders. Basis for the excellent film adapted for the screen and directed by Richard Brooks starring Robert Blake and Scott winner for non-fiction. An iconic work that catapulted Truman Capote to fame. Fantastic addition to any collection. 343 pages.