"In Cold Blood."
2. Author plus biographical background information:
Truman Capote, one of America's most famous writers was born in New Orleans in 1924 and died in California in 1984. He wrote both fiction and non- fiction stories. (for example this book, " In cold blood") short stories, novels, travel writing, profiles, reportage, memoirs, plays and films.
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5. The Clutter family.
Herb Clutter: He's the father of the murdered family. He's forty-eight yr. old. Herb is a normal man, who makes a living with the farm he owns. His social contacts in the neighborhood and the people of Holcomb community are very good, people love to talk with him and Mr. Clutter is a member of the agricultural society. Mrs. Clutter: She's the mother of the family, and loves miniature things. She has two kids, a girl named Nancy and a boy named Kenyon. The daughter is very much loved in town by boys who like to hang out with her, but she already has a boyfriend named Bobby Rupp. Nancy has another love, and that's her old fat horse named Babe. The brother of Nancy is Kenyon, he's a boy who likes to fish and hunt. Chase coyotes on his "Coyote wagon", just a normal boy.
Perry and Dick.
Perry Smith is a very quiet person who had a lousy childhood, which affected his behavior in worse form. He seems to be a quite decent person to talk with, but he's very easily influenced. In the end you feel a little sorry for him because Truman Capote describes him as a person who had a very difficult childhood. Perry was the person who killed the Clutters by shooting their brains out with a .12-gauge shotgun. He's feel's no sorry for the crime he has committed. But he also says he liked Mr. Clutter, and thought he was a very nice man. Then there is his companion named Richard (Dick) Hickock. He's the one who comes with the idea of robbing the Clutter family and... [continues]
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