Looking for Mr Goodbar Author:Judith Rossner The story of Theresa Dunn's existence: her life, her search, her death. You move with her through the pages and bars of her life and find a likable character. One, perhaps, who you would love to counsel and guide in order to help her find a happy resting place. You like her while at the same time disliking her for the paths and methods she uses ... more »in looking for her home. For example, there was James, a shy, staid Irish lawyer, who not-so-teasingly asked Theresa to marry him. Theresa was angered and upset, but she ended up seducing him in the back of a van.
Theresa's search leads her to Eli-Ali, a Jewish stranger in the night who needs a new life; Tony, primitive sex in a confused young man; and Gary, in whose arms she ends her search.
Judith Rossner has conveyed a story of lust, love, fear and sadness. Her style is well done and involves you thoroughly in the life of a girl who you know will die, but you read on, unable to stop her untimely demise but unable to ignore it.« less