• The book begins with the narrator, Barbara Covett, explaining that she, being Sheba's friend and caretaker, is going to set the record straight about Sheba's affair with an under aged student.
• Barbara and Sheba are temporarily living in Sheba's brother's home.
• Barbara is worried about their housing situation. Sheba has been kicked out of her home, and Barbara has given up the lease on her flat to be with Sheba.
• Barbara has decided to tell the real story of Sheba and Steven's affair because the media has been portraying the story incorrectly.
• Because of the constant media scrutiny and attention given to the affair, Barbara has decided that she must support Sheba no matter what and allow Sheba's side of the story to be heard.
• Sheba and Richard, her husband, have split up.
• Barbara has become Sheba's primary caretaker and wants to let the public know exactly...
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