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A cheerful young girl loses her smile when a neighbor living upstairs sexually violates her. Following the experience, Dolores Price goes through obesity, neglect, and exclusion. As she grows to be an adult, she undergoes confusion in her sexual orientation and the situation worsens when the man she recognizes as the love of her life leaves her. The story that set off when Dolores was four years old follows her through her forties. The author"s narration is clear, to the point, and vivid. Mr. Lamb seems to leave the descriptions objective, leaving the interpretation of the story up to the readers.