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Truman Capote

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In Cold Blood | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Truman Capote's In Cold Blood. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to In Cold Blood that you may enjoy.

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Bloom, Harold, ed. Truman Capote. Philadelphia: Chelsea, 2003. 173-88. Print.

Clarke, Gerald. Capote: A Biography. New York: Simon, 1988. Print.

Flis, Leonora. Factual Fictions: Narrative Truth and the Contemporary American Documentary Novel. N.p.: Cambridge Scholars, 2010. Print.

Guest, David. Sentenced to Death: The American Novel and Capital Punishment. N.p.: U of Mississippi, 1997. Print.

Nuttall, Nick. "Cold-Blooded Journalism: Truman Capote and the Non-Fiction Novel." The Journalistic Imagination: Literary Journalists from Defoe to Capote and Carter. Ed. Richard Keeble and Sharon Wheeler. New York: Routledge, 2007.

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