The rest of the book details the struggle the father deals with as he watches his son change back and forth from a beautiful, loving boy to a lying, stealing, drug addict. This book makes you stop and think about what you would do in the same situation. It also causes you to worry!
After reading this, you may begin to consider moving to a remote part of Montana or joining the Amish in Pennsylvania. The world has changed, and keeps changing. As parents, we are up against different problems than our parents were before us. The thought of seeing your child ruining themself is terrifying. As much as we don’t like to think about it, we should all be prepared to face the things we fear most in the name of our children.