Cyril Avery is not a real Avery, or so his parents are constantly reminding him. Adopted as a baby, he"s never quite felt at home with the family that treats him more as a curious pet than a son. But it is all he has ever known.
And so begins one man"s desperate search to find his place in the world. Unspooling and unseeing, Cyril is a misguided, heart-breaking, heartbroken fool. Buffeted by the harsh winds of circumstance towards the one thing that might save him from himself, but when opportunity knocks, will he have the courage, finally, take it?