From the back cover:
Leila Sand, artist, mother, and world-class celebrity, is a true woman of her times. She came of age in the sixties and seventies as she sought escape and release in drugs, love affairs, fine wine, world travel - even marriage and motherhood. Now Leila is addicted to a younger man who sends her into an orgasmic frenzy but leaves her feeling empty, betrayed, and worthless.
Leila's efforts to free herself result in a sensual and spiritual odyssey that takes her from Alcoholics Anonymous meetings to violent performance art in a pitch black East Village nightclub, from glittering parties with SoHo celebrities, painters, art dealers, drug addicts, and "debutramps" to a liaison with a millionaire antique merchant. Along the way, she learns the rules of love and the secret of happiness.