From the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Mr. Goodbar— the story of two women, a psychoanalyst and her patient who help each other through very different periods in their lives.
When Dawn Henley, the beautiful, talented Barnard College freshman steps into psychoanalyst Dr. Lulu Shinefeld’s office, she’s immediately intrigued. What could have driven this girl to such extreme levels of depression? Over the course of five years, Dawn’s bizarre and tortured childhood is drawn out, and both women are inevitably changed.
Judith Rossner (1935–2005) was an American novelist, most famous for the bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1975).A lifelong New Yorker, her books centered around the themes of urban alienation and gender relations.
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