Life Plus 99 Years

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Publication: 1958

Nathan Leopold (1904-1971) wrote Life Plus 99 Years while in prison awaiting a parole hearing. He was released in 1958 after thirty-three years of incarceration. Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb’s (1905-1936) are best known for the heinous murder of fourteen year-old Bobby Franks on May 21, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. Leopold’s autobiography details how the rehabilitation of inmates can be effective as seen in his own experience. Upon his release from the Statesville Penitentiary he moved to Puerto Rico, married and worked as an X-ray technician.

Title

Life Plus 99 Years

Date

Publication: 1958

Description

Nathan Leopold (1904-1971) wrote Life Plus 99 Years while in prison awaiting a parole hearing. He was released in 1958 after thirty-three years of incarceration. Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb’s (1905-1936) are best known for the heinous murder of fourteen year-old Bobby Franks on May 21, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. Leopold’s autobiography details how the rehabilitation of inmates can be effective as seen in his own experience. Upon his release from the Statesville Penitentiary he moved to Puerto Rico, married and worked as an X-ray technician.

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Copyright; use considered fair according to the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

Format

Paperbacks
Books

Source

Sevier Collection, HV6248 .L43 L54 1958

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Citation

“Life Plus 99 Years,” Gallery, accessed October 17, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/750.