"Some people call me by the nickname ‘Dick’, especially when things are going badly, but I just hate that nickname. So, if you don’t won’t know what to call me, don’t call me at all."
Fighting against incredible odds, Richard Grey’s life from the age of seven is an epic struggle against the eccentric behavior of people and cats around him, whether at home, at school or in the outside world. In this coming-of-age novel, readers embark on a moving journey, witnessing Richard’s best, heart-felt attempts to survive everyday life. Readers meet a cast of colorful, off-the-wall characters, discovering how Richard gets through university and becomes a journalist, while searching all the while for true love.