It was decision time. He felt for the handle. Shut his eyes. It would take a few seconds to know if it had worked. Or if he was going to hit the ground and die.
In 1971, a man known as D.B. Cooper hijacked an American scheduled airline and demanded $200,000 and a parachute be brought on board. Then, he left the plane. What did he do next? Thirty-five years later, a boy named Rusty meets an old man called Carter who shows him that “you always get a second chance…”
Two stories packed with adventure, acts of bravery and humanity, woven together with narrative mastery.
A powerfully honest and moving story, with a surprising twist.
Christian was born in Milan to an Italian mother and German father. He studied aeronautical engineering and has worked in role-playing games, journalism, IT and photography. He lives in Milan with his wife, two daughters and dog. Parachute jumping is not something he’s ever contemplated as he’s afraid of heights.