From the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Mr. Goodbar—after running away to a commune, Margaret Adams discovers the joys, burdens and limits of family.
When Margaret Adams, 250 pounds and pregnant, decides to leave her life behind and take to the open road on a motorcycle stolen from her nutty husband Roger, she doesn’t know where her future will take her. Quickly she meets David, a withdrawn nineteen-year-old hitchhiker who leads her to a communal farm in Vermont. There she discovers an unusual makeshift family who teach her about herself, her relationships, and the joys and burdens of the family you choose and the family that chooses you.
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.