Jenny Rhodes' father moves into the house of his new girlfriend who has three children; two boys and a girl. Jenny is a beautiful girl, while her stepsister is fat and unattractive. The girls do not get along together and there is jealousy on the part of her stepsister when Jenny steals her boyfriend. Most of the young girls her age avoid her since they fear that they too will lose their boyfriends to her.
Spending most of her time alone, at the age of seventeen and a half starts going to an out of the way bar where she discovers the power of her beauty over men. She is picked up by a married man whose life is unhappy and decides to make her living by being a prostitute.
She decides to abandon that type of life after she has made several good investments and decides to go to school. Events take place and people she meets make her aim for a new life.