Fergus Vine has left the Navy to seek out his mentor, Henry Gordon.
But Gordon lies dead, a victim of the scourge of the poor: alcoholism.
Grieving for the loss of his friend, Fergus decides to fulfil Gordon's mission to record the lives of the poor on canvas.
A mission that will lead him to Becky, the wayward orphan destined to change his life forever.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 02/09/2010
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780751545715