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Pot of Gold
Pot of Gold
Author: Judith Michael
Although this book's central message is a monumental platitude ("Money can't buy happiness," intones the protagonist), the point is made with clarity and considerable suspense. Claire Goddard is a hard-working, 35-year-old divorcee who has a close and loving relationship with her 17-year-old daughter Emma. When Claire wins $60 million in the lot...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780671707040
ISBN-10: 0671707043
Publication Date: 10/1/1993
Pages: 460
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.

3.4 stars, based on 22 ratings
Publisher: Poseidon Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette
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Pretty interesting premise - hardworking mother's weekly splurge of hope - a single lottery ticket - wins big at $60 million. The book explores what money can - and cannot mean. It was fun following along with Claire and Emma as they go through some initial spending sprees, but ultimately more satisifying to see how Claire, and finally Emma, regain their balance and learn to build a real and meaningful life within the freedom money gives them.


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