The book traverses through the hostel life of an engineering student in seventies unfolding the uncertain times of extremist violence, peaceful days later and the initiation into the working life. The story meanders through two iconic institutes of Durgapur and Roorkee. It moves then to hills of Himachal and Andhra pradesh . The book brings out the times in a relatable manner with typical characters, places and happenings. The lucid and gripping narration keeps the reader glued till end.