Alcatraz

Unless you’ve been there, you might not know that Alcatraz, aka The Rock, has its very own bookstore, run by the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. Inside you can find a selection of Alcatraz histories and memoirs. When I visited earlier this week, not only did I get the chance to pick up a copy of Alcatraz #1259

BOSTON, MA - (September 21, 16)  An exceptionally rare Al Capone letter that reveals softer side and the particulars of his day-to-day life at Alcatraz will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction.

The three page handwritten letter in pencil, signed “Love & Kisses, Your Dear Dad Alphonse Capone #85,” January 16, no year [likely 1938]. A lengthy and affectionate letter to his son,