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Therese Belivet

Therese dates Richard at the beginning of the novel and falls in love with Carol. She knows that she wants more out of life than she has when the novel opens. She does not, however, have any real direction.

Therese grew up in an orphanage, but it is only her father who is dead. Her mother abandoned her. Until Therese meets Carol, the only important woman in her life was a nun in the orphanage. At one point it seems as if Mrs. Ruby Robichek may take on that role. Therese, however, rejects her because she is ugly and she knows that Ruby's life is not the life she wants. Carol offers a better prospect. She is pretty and decisive.

Carol also has money, but this does not play a role in her attraction to Carol, even though Therese needs money. Even though Therese does not cash...

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