Alan Beck is a practicing physician who has previously written 'A Faithful Proposal'; he is an avid reader and when not practicing medicine or writing he loves to bike,play tennis and golf. He is married and and has two adult children.
An over-the-top satire featuring an American psychiatrist retiring to Mexico to escape the crumbling American Dream. He is soon enveloped by a motley crew of characters who have other plans and interests for him. The FBI, the Chinese, and locals quickly enter his life and pose new challenges to him. He faces his fate and demons and emerges a new man.