The book is based on the Meirchaski's and it goes into brief detail about 14 out of the 14 children that they had. I am the 14th child and it covers my life from birth up to now. Lucky Glica has persevered over numerous obstacles, every obstacle that he has encountered he has overcome. From being born to a poverty stricken family to cheating death seven times and overcoming being shot in the back of his head with a .45 cal. Bullet, dying 3x times that horrific day, to going to prison for a crime he did not commit, spend a total of 6 years 11 months and 22 days in prison. Owning several businesses in the service industry. Losing his beloved wife of 25 years 10 months and 23 days. The women he loved more than life itself.