What happens when a living will and healthcare power of attorney are years old? What happens when the named agent is estranged at the time that the person becomes incapacitated? This book deals with both of these circumstances. While fiction, it engages you about the how a family deals with a dad who has been determined to be in a vegetative state. Of course, the conflicts between the children and the deep seeded frustrations between the dad and his son all arise to flavor the story. All is complicated by the fact that the dad is a genius in understanding wolves and became quite famous during this life, at the expense of his family relationships. Why read it? To see how up to date medical powers of attorney and living wills are imperative at preventing stress and in carrying out wishes!