Diane Phillips grows up brigt and ambitious in New York in the 1970s. It&apos,s time of opportunity for talented young women, and she is keen to make the most of every chance. The only care she has is that everyone believes her father committed suicide when she was a small child. Her mother has never accepted this version of events, but cannot prove anything. When she finally gives in to despair, Diane is compelled to seek the truth. She must go back to where it all happened: her birthplace in Georgia, a town called Eden.