Tip and Teddy Doyle are the adopted sons of the former mayor of Boston and his late wife. They know nothing of their African American parentage. One evening, while attending a lecture with their father, Tip’s life is saved by an unknown woman who darts in front of an oncoming car. This act tips the entire family’s world upside down as mysteries unravel and truths are told. This is a wonderfully written novel of dreams and hopes and love of family.