Miras sexual awakening is dark, fast, and demeaning starting with amateur porn, she willingly enters the harsh world of sex work. But Mira soon becomes conflicted: the other girls resent her and the men are rough. As her cousin tries to rescue her, Mira slips deeper and deeper into whoredom. Woman Alone at Night is striking for its intense, authentic evocation of the female sexual psyche. An explicit, intimate read, it's a book with the potential to forever change readers' understanding of sexuality.