In Cold Blood - Chapter 3, Answer Summary & Analysis

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In the late 1940s, Floyd Wells was a field hand who worked nearly a year for Herb Clutter before deciding to move on, not because he was unhappy with the work, but because of a natural wanderlust. Ten years later, Wells was in prison sharing a cell with Dick Hickock. Wells talked about the Clutters frequently because he recalled that time in his life fondly. When Dick took an interest, Wells did not at first realize it was with dark intentions. Later, however, after hearing of the deaths of the Clutter family, Wells would put it together and realize it was Dick who committed the murders. Wells hesitated to tell anyone due to the danger snitching could cause him in jail, but a friend helped arrange for him to meet with the warden without revealing the reason to the general population.

Upon learning of the information Wells...

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