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One summer, an entire Kansas family was killed by two escaped convicts in search of money to continue on their journey. This stark yet poignant book gives an omniscient background of the Clutter family and a first-hand look at the lives of the criminals and killers, Dick and Perry as well as the killings themselves.
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   criminal (killer) Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Nationality    -   American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Century:    -   1930's-1950's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   depressed If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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