Like most children, Ira Andrus had a role model. But unlike other kids his age, Ira's role model was both a fugitive and a thief. In this gripping and unbelievable autobiography, Dead Man Living shows readers how his life took shape to become more like his role model. In the mundane grind of everyday life, Ira was transformed from a troubled teenager into an accomplished and over-confident cat burglar. Story after story, he defies all odds, and nothing seems to be able to stop him.