This is a true life novel about a young boy in rural Mississippi. He lived his entire childhood in fear of his abusive father. He watched each member of his family flee, including his mother, leaving him as sole recipient of his father's wrath.
He finally runs away, joining the merchant marines. He boards a freighter en route to Asia for an experience he will never forget, in a relentless pursuit of happiness.
This book will allow you to travel with him to exotic places around the globe, as he wrestles with a troubled past, on his journey to manhood.