Gary McAvoy

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Gary McAvoy is a veteran technology executive, entrepreneur, and lifelong writer. For several years he was also a literary media escort in Seattle, during which time he worked with hundreds of authors promoting their books—most notably Dr. Jane Goodall, with whom Gary later collaborated on “Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating” (Hachette, 2005).

Gary is also a professional collector of rare literary manuscripts and historical letters and books, a passion that sparked the intriguing discoveries leading up to his latest book, “And Every Word Is True” (Literati Editions, 2019), a revealing look at startling new disclosures about the investigation surrounding the 1959 Clutter family murders, heinous crimes chillingly portrayed in Truman C
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" . . . my book is the story of their lives and their deaths [the Clutter family and murder suspects Smith and Hickock]. It's a completely factual account and every word is true." -- author / journalist Truman Capote

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"Wow! If you think you know whodunnit, you don't know it all.
You'll have to read McAvoy's book to get the Kansas Bureau of Investigation's perspective and notes on all the clues of this sensational crime. Sensational because of all the traction Tru..." Read more of this review »
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"An interesting, factual deconstruction of Truman Capote's 'In Cold Blood’ plus in-depth analysis of the circumstances surrounds the Clutter family murders and subsequent execution of Richard Hickock and Perry Smith. It's a shame that Harold Nye is..." Read more of this review »
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"For the true crime fan, Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood is a masterstroke of true crime writing. Shining a captivating and spellbinding light on the murder of the Clutter family in Kansas in 1959, Capote’s non-fiction novel approach to the telling o..." Read more of this review »
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JT Hunter presents a compelling thesis in this fine book, and those who follow the story of the 1959 Clutter family murders (in Kansas) and the Walker family murders (in Florida) will find an eye-opening second look at the two crimes, which may be li ...more
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Crime, Mysteries ...: * True Crime Nominations - ALWAYS OPEN 64 171 May 04, 2019 07:30PM  
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“In Cold Blood is the story of these six people—the [four] Clutters, who died together November 15, 1959, and Perry Smith and Richard Hickock, who were hanged April 14, 1965. And my book is the story of their lives and their deaths. It’s a completely factual account and every word is true.

— Truman Capote, interviewed in A Visit with Truman Capote, Maysles Films, 1966 (alternate title: With Love From Truman).”
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