It is a true account (though not the murder) of survival from the tangled web of the crimes done by a sociopath against me and the weak economic ventures of restoring an old house and living through the flooding of the town in the eighties. Life in San Diego brings one close to the woes and wounds of illegal Latinos. Being an Irish immigrant, I have sympathies for understanding of much of their tribulations. This is shown in many interesting ways through religion and politics from the point of view of the worker. The barber shop is a nostalgic insight.