Doloris’ knowledge of Ross King and of his work revealed to us this author’s skill in describing world-famous artists in very human terms. His thorough research uncovered engrossing details from their lives. He shares their struggles, challenges, and frustrations. His readers come to know artists’ grit, courage, and perseverance. Ross King, by portraying the reality of the human condition, offers insight into how an artist’s current celebrity status does not guarantee that the journey has been one of smooth sailing.