A riveting, resonant story that captures perfectly the emotional rhythms of suburban Los Angeles in the 60s and early 70s. Tom and Nedith have been married for thirty years, but their union is rooted firmly in the mores of the 1950s. He works hard as an engineer, she stays home; neither is happy. Meanwhile, their son Pete has recently split from his wife, Killian, after less than a year of marriage. Their neighbor, Cynny, sees herself as reasonably happy n her marriage to Jim - until she has an eye-opening conversation with one of her girlfriends, and begins to stray. Cynny's friend Nancy - who knows she is unhappy in her marriage - determines to go looking for fulfillment but stumbles into something so unexpected, it may make everyone in the community reconsider the choices they have made.