It's the mid-1970's, a time of political and social turmoil. Watergate is on everybody's mind, and the women's movement is the subject of much contention.
"Ann Birstein writes with such fluidity that her novel seems to end only moments after it has begun." --New York Times
"A delicious, readable memoir about the fortunes of a beautiful, intelligent woman in an era when beautiful, intelligent women had no rights." --Erica Jong
"A delightful biography of the author's father." --The New Yorker