For Barbara Monroe, the daughter of an abusive, alcoholic mother, growing up in a rural Ontario town is anything but normal. When she is eleven she takes part in a shameful act that sets in motion a train of guilt and violence that will end in murder.
As a self-loathing teenager she is thrown out of her family home for assaulting her mother. She flees to Toronto where she dreams of beginning a glamorous new life.
After a disastrous start, Barbara finds safety in the gay world of 1960's Toronto. Blossoming into a flamboyant beauty, she struggles with her assertive and ambiguous sexuality.
Forever seeking forgiveness, Barbara concludes that killing is easy, but forgetting is difficult indeed.
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