Coming Out

Coming Out

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Could one calamitous evening ruin the perfect life? No challenge was too great, or so she thought........ All round high-flier Olympia Crawford Rubinstein has it all, a busy legal career, a solid marriage and a perfect family. She manages her life with grace and energy and there seems to be no challenge to which she cannot rise. Until one day she opens an invitation for her twin daughters to attend an exclusive coming out ball and her good fortune is changed irrevocably. Chaos ensues as conflicting feelings emerge about the ball and Olympia finds herself at the heart of a severe family feud. Devastated, and pulled in all directions, Olympia is more determined than ever to steer her family through the event. Yet events unravel at an alarming speed and Olympia is poised to surrender when suddenly a series of events result in several changes of heart ,old wounds are healed and new traditions born. Can an evening of heartbreak and misery make way for an evening of growth, acceptance and love? In a novel that is by turns profound, poignant, moving and warmly funny, Danielle Steel tells the story of an extraordinary family - finding new ways of letting go, stepping up and coming out the ways that matter more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 106 x 172 x 42mm | 680.39g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055215184X
  • 9780552151849
  • 635,183

Review quote

"A moving and haunting book" * Daily Express *show more

About Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel is one of the world's most popular and highly acclaimed authors, with over ninety international bestselling novels in print and more than 600 million copies of her novels sold. She is also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son Nick Traina's life and death; A Gift of Hope, a memoir of her work with the homeless; and Pure Joy, about the dogs she and her family have loved. To discover more about Danielle Steel and her books visit her website at You can also connect with Danielle on Facebook at or on Twitter: @daniellesteelshow more

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Letting go, stepping up and coming the ways that matter most. Olympia's life is hectic and fulfilling - her legal career, her second marriage to a judge, her twin daughters just finishing high school, her son at college and her younger son, still at kindergarten, are all managed with energy and grace. Then one sunny day in May, she opens an invitation for her daughters to attend the most exclusive coming out ball in New York - and chaos erupts all around her. One twin's excitement is balanced by the other's outrage, her previous husband's profound snobbism is in sharp contrast to her current husband Harry's flat refusal to attend. As one twin is busy shopping for the perfect dress and the other siding with Harry's hostility at the very idea of this elitist event, a massive family feud breaks out. Things start to unravel with alarming speed, but can a night of calamity turn into an evening of magic?show more

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"A moving and haunting book"show more

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4,395 ratings
3.45 out of 5 stars
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4 25% (1,087)
3 31% (1,346)
2 15% (648)
1 6% (266)
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