A grasp for life is a fictional story of a boy and his siblings taken from their home to live in an orphans home. It tells of the stuggles as a young man's journey to find the family that he was taken from,only to find life is not as simple as he had imagined it would be. Born in a poor family, they had their problems of raising four boys and a girl as Life gets away from them when the State is called in and takes the Walker children to an orphans home, then to several foster homes. It takes you on many mistakes made in the name of finding love as he finds love,loses love,slips in his grasp for life. The book may resemble many of the readers own lives. It could be your life. BEWARE!