Looking for Mr. Goodbar


Looking for Mr. Goodbar

infobox Book |
name = Looking for Mr. Goodbar
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image_caption = First edition
author = Judith Rossner
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country = United States
language = English
series =
genre = Novel
publisher = Simon & Schuster
release_date = 1975
media_type = Print (Hardback & Paperback)
pages = 284 (hardback edition)
isbn = ISBN 0-671-22025-X (hardback edition) & ISBN 0-671-73575-6 (paperback edition)
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:" This article is about the novel; for the 1977 film, see Looking for Mr. Goodbar (film)""Looking for Mr. Goodbar" is a 1975 novel by Judith Rossner. Rossner based the novel on the events surrounding the brutal murder of Roseann Quinn, a 28-year-old New York City schoolteacher in 1973.

Plot summary

The novel's protagonist is a school teacher named Theresa Dunn who is searching for the ideal man whom she names "Mr. Goodbar". Because of her nymphomania, she often visits bars and nightclubs late at night when she is unable to sleep, picking up random men. After she has sex with them, she makes them leave; she never lets a man spend an entire night with her. One night she is at a nightclub and meets a man that she likes. The two go to Theresa's apartment and have sex. When Theresa tells the man to leave, he brutally attacks and kills her. He considers himself her victim.

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