The novel tells the story of Coinman, an office clerk, his peculiar habit, and the incredible animosity it provokes in the people around him! Coinman just wants to do his clerk’s job with colleagues who treat him fairly. He just wants a wife who’ll treat him like a husband. He just wants a happy home life. Instead… his colleagues are planning his complete destruction. His wife is an obsessed actress more than a little “off plumb.” And there are enough shadows and secrets in his home for two lifetimes. This is a story about Coinman’s struggle to get what he wants; and the price just seems to be too high for his sanity.