Dean Nelson, nineteen years old and down on his luck, seeks help from Father Dillon, a former boxer who entered the priesthood. A budding friendship grows and blossoms in an unexpected direction. About the Author Joe Tamillo is retired from a very successful career as a high school English teacher. During his tenure, he also coached debate and cross country running teams, and has been inducted into the Minnesota Coaches Hall of Fame. A prolific writer of poetry, Joe has compiled two books of his poems and is currently preparing for his second novel.