Goldberg Variations

Goldberg Variations

Large Print - 2013
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Tycoon Gloria Garrison, née Goldberg, has a kingdom to bequeath to one of the grandchildren she barely knows. They're all twenty-somethings who foolishly believe money isn't everything. Just shy of eighty, Gloria doesn't wish to watch the minutes tick by while the three dither over the issues of their generation -- love, meaning, identity. She has summoned them all from New York for a weekend at her palatial home in Santa Fe with a single question to ask them: "Which one of you most deserves to inherit my business?" And she's shocked by the answers she gets!
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2013, c2012
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781611736106
1611736102
Branch Call Number: LP ISAACS
Characteristics: 447 p. (large print) ; 22 cm

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sass35 Jun 02, 2014

just finished reading the book and i liked the book accept for the ending which was predictable.the decision made by rachael was so unbelievable.i hope the next book is better

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readlisten
Dec 12, 2012

I have always enjoyed the books of Susan Isaacs, but this has been a surprising and disappointing exception. I cannot say that I detected a plot, but all the characters spent the entire book minging about their unhappy teenage years or unhappy childhoods - decades in the past by. Noone had a happy adolescence! Get over it! And stop making me read about it over and over and over again!

I did find fascinating the back cover photo of the author, who appears as a rosy, plump cheeked lady in her 30. Isaacs is, in fact, about to turn 70.

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sylviastern
Nov 20, 2012

Very funny!!

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dcafk
Oct 08, 2012

Susan Issacs' previous books were fun reads. Not this one. It was pretentious, boring, predictable, and no fun at all.

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