Untold stories, unheard voices : Truman Capote and In cold blood / Jan Whitt.

"In Cold Blood remains one of the 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century, a study of crime and a polemic against capital punishment that is without peer. Truman Capote purportedly considered it the 'First nonfiction novel,' ushering in the era of New Journalism, as defined by To...

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Main Author: Whitt, Jan (Author)
Format: Book
Published:Macon, Georgia : Mercer University Press, [2019]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part one: Contexts. The enduring popularity of In Cold Blood
  • In Cold Blood and American literary journalism
  • In Cold Blood, Handcarved Coffins, and "Then it all came down"
  • In Cold Blood, the doppelgänger, and murder
  • Part two: Voices. Starling Mack Nations and High Road to Hell
  • Nelle Harper Lee and In Cold Blood
  • In Cold Blood in documentary and film
  • River Valley Farm and beyond
  • Conclusion.