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Going Topless
Going Topless
Author: Megan McAndrew
Will four sisters reveal a little too much under the Mediterranean sun? — SIBLING RIVALRY HAS CROSSED MANY AN OCEAN... — When Constance Wright arrives at her family's summerhouse on the Mediterranean island of Santerre for her father Ross's memorial, she hopes that boyfriend Jim, the New York investment banker on her arm, will boost her st...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743477246
ISBN-10: 0743477243
Publication Date: 6/1/2004
Pages: 320
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.

2.9 stars, based on 27 ratings
Publisher: Downtown Press
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 2
Regardless of the title, this book has some substance. It has a plot the keeps you guessing and several unexpected twists and turns.
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Helpful Score: 1
When family patriarch Ross Wright died in a plane crash, he left behind plenty of debts for his extended families to cope with. Still, the gathering of his female offspring from several marriages arrives at the Mediterranean island of Santerre to pay tribute to him in a special memorial.

Constance hopes that her boyfriend makes her look good with her family though she doubts she will attain the bar of Isabelle, her older sister. Isabelle is filled with resentment since her famous spouse dumped her for a younger model. Stepsister Lucy still competes with Isabelle for the role of departed dads favorite by insisting that Ross was the greatest father and would never harm them. Isabelle only half fights to keep her throne because she is seeking a new stud, preferable the guy next door. He seems shockingly interested in Constance. Lucys younger sister Jane hurts from the end of a relationship, but that and her dads death do not color her reality as she sees that he left them to clean up his mess. Ross four adult children pay their respects by arguing, fussing, and fighting with some comforting as only sisters can do.

Though the plot meanders, the strength of author Megan McAndrew lies in her ability to have the reader believe that all the male swaps, brawls, and hugs are normal family relationships. The sisters and key supporting players including dear departed dad seem so real that readers will believe that they are there to pay respect to Ross. This is a fabulous debut from a writer who has created a powerfully interesting character study of four ferocious females fighting at their fathers funeral.

Harriet Klausner
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If you want a vacation to a Mediterranean island and are unable to go, this is the next best thing!
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