[Monroe, NY:]: Trillium Press, . First Edition. Signed presentation from Komlos on the front endpaper: “To Melissa. Best wishes. Sharon Komlos. 4.21.88.” Sharon Patyk Komlos was shot, blinded and raped near Pompano Beach in 1980. Komlos, 35 and a mother of three, received national honors not only because she survived the heinous attack that left her blind. While traveling on Sample Road in 1980, Komlos was shot in the head by Thomas Edward Rossi, who was driving in a car next to hers. The shot severed her optic nerves, blinding her instantly. Rossi then carried her to his apartment, where he raped her and left her for dead. 8vo., black boasrds, stamped in gilt, in dust jacket; 162 pages. Item #57520
Very Good (covers nice; contents clean & tight) minor edgewear d/j.