Mundo has been given a second chance. He's still young, and he's just been acquitted. Leaving behind his life in organized crime, he takes up boxing again and begins to forge a career. Over time, as he falls in love and starts a family, he discovers the struggles associated with operating on the right side of the law as well, including opportunities to return to a life of crime. When he is drawn back into conflict with the law due to a threat to his mentor and boxing trainer, he is forced to make a final decision. Will friendship and love of family be enough to cement Mundo's place on the right side of the law, or will he fall back into the follies of his youth?
This penetrating novel based on the real-life experiences of the author examines the nature and variety of human virtue and the truth of what it means to be redeemed, ultimately asking the all-important question, How do you want to be remembered?