As a corporate auditor who works in a number of different offices, Jonathan McQuarry wanders without an anchor among New York\'s power brokers. A chance meeting with charismatic lawyer Wyatt Bose leads to Jonathan\'s introduction to The List, an underground sex club. Jonathan begins an affair with a woman known only as S, who introduces Jonathan to a world of treachery and murder.
Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher falls in love with Jimmy, the down-and-out son of an alcoholic father and an insane mother who works at a store on her family\'s plantation.