Nora Manin's life is in tatters. She is going through a painful divorce, at least for her. Her ex-husband remarried quickly, his mistress in fact, and was celebrating the eminent birth of his new baby, making life almost tortuous for Nora. She constantly wonders what she could have done better and can't understand the drastic change her life has taken. Her mother, an avowed feminist with her own sorrowful past concerning a man, is no help, and Nora finds herself utterly alone and adrift.
In the wake of her divorce, she decides to move to Venice, her birthplace and the home of a