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On December 1, 1958, a devastating blaze at Our Lady of the Angels School in Chicago took the lives of ninety-two children, shattering a close-knit Italian neighborhood. In this eloquent novel, set nearly a decade later, twenty-year-old Anthony Lazzeri struggles with survivors guilt, which is manifested through conflicted feelings about his own body. Complicating his life is a retired detectives dogged belief that Anthony was involved in the setting of the fire. Tony Romanos delicate handling of Anthonys journey is deeply moving, exploring the complex psychological toll such an event has on those involved, including familiesand an entire community. This multi-faceted tale follows Anthonys struggles to come to terms with how the events of that day continue to affect him and those around him.

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Tony Romano

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