Andy Grant, a young boy, was in school when he got a letter from his mother asking him to return home. His dad had just experience a misfortune and could no longer pay his school fees, so he had to stop his education. Andy didn’t let that predicament to be the end of him. Through hard work, diligence, consistency, and honesty he rose to become a wealthy young who saved his father from further misfortune and debt. Apart from all the thrill and suspense of his life the novel shows how one can by means of his good character succeed even in the hardest of times.