is the story of a mother's unflagging zeal to correctly raise her mischievous rascal of a son and of that rascal's search, some sixty plus years later, to understand his mother's fury and his father's ghostly presence.
"One's innate ability to face, overcome, and be strengthened by unpleasant experiences is key to human survival. The story of Thomas reveals how one child's resiliency stood in the face of adversity."
--Carol Haberberger, Special Education, County Juvenile Facility
"Why Thomas didn't end up in prison is a silent miracle."
--Jeanette Price, Legal Assistant
"What lends depth to this work is the author's honesty in examining and understanding his life experiences in the hope of bettering his grandchild's opportunities for health and well-being."
--Arlene Landau, Therapist
"The author takes us on the journey of a young boy seeking what he needed most, only to find it outside of his own family."
--Cameran Haire, Corporate Managing Director