That's right, we are in MASSACHUSETTS!
I skidded off, not just once, but three times before I managed to break the surface of Casi's monologue and get back on his shoulder beneath his ringing, aching ear, to listen to his long diatribes on justice, legacy, Television (always with a capital T), etc.
There is a lot of legalese to plow through, since he is a public defender in New York City. There is astute commentary on our very modern - or are we talking post-modern - world? And, there is that all-absorbing quality that a dense saga offers. It is impossible to ignore. Give it a try - or two - or three.