Fred Landon is forty-two years old, out of a job, out of a marriage, and only tentatively in tune with his role as a father to his seventeen year-old flower girl daughter. Fred's life seems to hold no meaning, asn is altogether too much like his former career - He's an eternally optimistic salesman who hardly ever manages to close a deal. But everything changes when one day he becomes aware of the mysterious Margaret who lives in the apartment above him. Then, a long-shot job selling real estate seems to be his for the taking. Suddenly, a lonely life becomes complicated with the demands of a new job, his ex-wife, his errant daughter and his passionate lover. Fred Landon has been jolted back to life - but where will his life go now?