Having known each other for 40 years I have never had a chance to look at him closely. The book tells me one thing: There are ordinary people we interact with every day, seemingly understand, know them well. Until something unusual happens, is the chance for us to know what that person really thinks and does. Biker any idiot can ride a bicycle but it takes a special kind of idiot to ride 100 miles poster. If you send me the manuscript of a short story, a book of poems, then maybe you.