Charles M. Robinson III is a native of Texas & a graduate of St. Edward's University, in Austin. He is the author of several books, including "The Biography of Ronald S. Mackenzie", which won the Texas Historical Commission's T. R. Fehgrenbach's Book Award in 1993. He lives in San Benito, Texas, with his wife.
As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.