Meet Mrs Olga Stych, daughter of an immigrant Ukrainian pig farmer. She has finally made it to the top of the social order in Tollemarche, a small town in Canada’s Bible Belt. But to get there, she has not only had to see off her most determined rival, she has neglected her son Hank. He’s a latchkey kid. As a member of the Committee for the Preservation of Morals, Olga mounts a passionate campaign against the latest “immoral” bestseller. But the author of the book turns out to be her own son Hank . . . Olga’s fall delights her rivals. And throughout the whole affair, Hank continues to draw strength and support from the one woman who has believed in his work and inspired his love. Will her rise and fall show her anything about what really matters in life?