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Coming Out
Coming Out
Author: Danielle Steel
Olympia Crawford Rubinstein has a way of managing her thriving family with grace and humor. With twin daughters finishing high school, a son at Dartmouth, and a kindergartner from her second marriage, there seems to be nothing Olympia can't handle -- until one sunny day in May, when she opens an invitation for her daughters to attend the mos...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780440246268
ISBN-10: 0440246261
Publication Date: 10/27/2009
Pages: 208
Rating:
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 6
Very predictable. Quick read since I actually skimmed it as it wasn't very good at all. Silly conversations, no real plot, just how important this debutante ball was again and again. Characters aren't developed so you don't really come to care for any of them, though could be due to the short length of the book. Definitely not one of her best, though her newer books pale in comparison to her old ones. I can't say I recommend this one, though not as bad as Impossible was.
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Helpful Score: 4
I enjoyed Ms. Steel's earlier work, but have been utterly dismayed by the quality of her more recent books including this one. It's a fine beach read but nothing more.
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Helpful Score: 3
Another book by Steele about the rich and privileged, where the main problem is whether "coming out" at the debutante ball is too old fashioned, socially or ethnically biased. Oh my, to have such a problem! All to be decided while jetting to Aspen over Christmas and Europe in the summer! Every few years, I forget and read one of her books and it amazes me that she remains so popular.
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Helpful Score: 2
Not as good as her others. A little slow, but a decent book.
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Helpful Score: 2
It had been years and years since I picked up a Danielle Steele book, so I decided to try this one. Now I remember why I stopped reading her novels! Her sentences are short, she "tells" everything but "shows" nothing, and the premise is paper-thin. I knew the way the book would turn out by the third page. It makes me wonder: How in the world did this woman get published in the first place?

If you want an example of how NOT to write, this is the book for you.
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