About this book
Part of Penguin's Magnum collection - 6 works of American reportage, redesigned and repackaged.
Intends to reconstruct the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and children. This title explores the circumstances surrounding this terrible crime and the effect it had on those involved. It focuses on the amoral young killers Perry Smith and Dick Hickcock, who are shown to be reprehensible, yet entirely and frighteningly human.