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Coming Out

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

This was an excellent book. It made me want to keep reading to

This was an excellent book. It made me want to keep reading to see how Olympia was going to bring everything together. She is a remarkable person.

posted by love2readKB on April 21, 2012

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Coming out needs filling out

Attorney Olympia Rubinstein is the epitome of the virtuous woman praised in Proverbs. Her home is well kept, she is the perfect daughter in-law, her children want for nothing and bask in her unconditional love, she is endlessly devoted to her husband of thirteen years a...
Attorney Olympia Rubinstein is the epitome of the virtuous woman praised in Proverbs. Her home is well kept, she is the perfect daughter in-law, her children want for nothing and bask in her unconditional love, she is endlessly devoted to her husband of thirteen years and her career is balanced perfectly with her home life. A simple envelope disrupts her peaceful life one day. It is an invitation for her twin daughters from her first marriage to participate in the most exclusive debutant ball in New York City. The invitation quickly causes chaos when everyone expresses a different opinion about the necessity of the upper class tradition. Chauncey is the father of her daughters and has his own agenda that adds pressure that they don't really need. Her oldest son has a confession, a religious debate erupts in her marriage and ethical lines are drawn between the twins. There appears to be no end to the family drama before Steel corrals everyone into a happy ending. I admire Steel for taking on a rather difficult question where do old fashioned ideals fit in modern society? However her story is full of ideas that feel half written. She spent a lot of time narrating without delving deeper into what was going on. Dialogue is minimal and her characters feel forced and read more like classic stereotypes than people. Danielle Steel has written many beloved novels but I can not shake the feeling that she spell checked the first draft of this book and sent it off to be published. Please take note that 'Coming out' is lacking the polish of a finished book.

posted by Anonymous on April 14, 2008

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  • Posted April 21, 2012

    This was an excellent book. It made me want to keep reading to

    This was an excellent book. It made me want to keep reading to see how Olympia was going to bring everything together. She is a remarkable person.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 29, 2012

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    coming out by danielle steel
    After their trip to Europe the girls would be dropped off at Brown University and she'd have
    Max all to herself as he started school for the new year.
    Virginia and Veronica are going to the ball.
    The oldest son has a lot of options as to what he will be doing with his life.
    The girls find out they have to goto the ball or their father won't pay for their educations
    at Brown. The Jewish mother in law even wants to go. It's a traditional thing for Olivia, the mother who at her coming out, last danced with her father before he died.
    The youngest son Max thinks because of all the mayhem with 'coming out' that they should just
    all 'stay home'. What a cute attitude. he' only 5.
    A tattoo on her back, measles, cold of the century, a broken ankle and the ball is Saturday and Charlie is hiding a secret and her husband just won't go to the ball.
    A lot of other obstacles occur the day of the ball...

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2013

    Danille is the famous Ellen

    Its tru

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  • Posted January 16, 2012

    Reader of Danielle Steel for years

    In my opinion this was Danielle Steel at her best. A strong female heroine, complex family drama, and a wonderful happy ending. I really enjoyed this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2008

    One of the best ever!!!

    I've read a few of Danielle Steel's books and it was one of the best by far!!! It shows that the modern day world and traditional beliefs can find common ground if you try!!!!

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