On the day Paul Miller’s pharmaceutical company goes public,
he informs his wife, Janice, that their marriage is over and that the new
fortune is his alone. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, the Miller’s older daughter,
Margaret, has been dumped by her hot actor boyfriend and is failing at her job,
kind of spectacularly. Sliding toward bankruptcy, Margaret bails and heads for
home, where her confused and lonesome teenage sister, Lizzie, is struggling
with problems of her own: She’s become the school slut.
From behind the walls of their Georgian colonial bunker, the
Miller women wage battle with divorce lawyers, debt collectors, drug-dealing
pool boys, evangelical neighbors, and country club ladies–and in the process
all illusions and artifice fall away, forcing them to reckon with something far
scarier and more consequential: their true selves. Download and start listening now!