The Hunting Accident

The Hunting Accident

A True Story of Crime and Poetry

Book - 2017
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It was a hunting accident that much Charlie is sure of. That's how his father, Matt Rizzo--a gentle intellectual who writes epic poems in Braille--had lost his vision. It's not until Charlie's troubled teenage years, when he's facing time for his petty crimes, that he learns the truth. Matt Rizzo was blinded by a shotgun blast to the face but it was while participating in an armed robbery. Newly blind and without hope, Matt began his bleak new life at Stateville Prison. In this unlikely place, Matt's life and very soul were saved by one of America's most notorious killers, Nathan Leopold Jr., of the infamous Leopold and Loeb.
Publisher: New York :, First Second,, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781626726765
Branch Call Number: 364.1 C284h 2017
Characteristics: 437 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Blair, Landis - Illustrator


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