New York : Abrahams Books, 1996.
454 p. ; 24 cm.
"A William Abrahams book."
A family of six disintegrates after a daughter is raped by a high-school student. It happens to the wealthy Mulvaneys in upstate New York. The disgrace--there is some question if it was rape--sends the father to drink and financial ruin, the girl leaves home, the others follow.