How can one person have so much bad luck in one lifetime? Drowning. Electrocution. Hypothermia. Frostbite. Malaria. Broken neck. Take a catalogue of near-death experiences, add the not-so-glamorous side of working as a stripper, unique everyday predicaments, a couple of stalkers " and it's a wonder John is alive to tell the tale. In telling some of these real-life experiences, John realises that, rather than bad luck, a fair percentage of his misadventures, he has brought upon himself. Careless? Immortal? Or just unlucky?