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Author Segal's Book Reviews

A Love Story
Oliver Barrett first met Jennifer Cavilleri in Radcliffe library where she was studying. Jennifer was unimpressed with neither his intelligence nor his wealth and she thought that he was a loser. Despite her low opinion of him, he couldn't help invite her to dates and his hockey games. That started their relationship. It wasn't long before Oliver told her that he loves her although Jennifer didn't believe him, they were still happy together. She provided...
Acts of Faith
A wonderful book about three friends: Deborah and Daniel are a brother and sister of Jewish descent and Tim is an 'orphan with living parents' who grows up Irish-Catholic. Deborah and Daniel's father is a prominent rabbi who assumes that his son will follow in his footsteps. Daniel breaks his father's heart when he decides not to become a rabbi and Deborah also breaks her father's heart when she decides to become one because it is expressly forbidden t...
Doctors
One of my all time favorite books...if you love ER you will love this! The main story is about the Harvard medical class of 1962 with emphasis on the two main characters, Barney and Laura. They grew up next to each other and always aspired to be doctors, eventually ending up in medical school together. There is a lot of medical knowledge to be found here and many exciting hospital room scenes. There is also a simmering attraction between Laura and Ba...
Love Story (Romance)
Oliver Barret IV is a rich Harvord jock. Jenny Cavilleri is a wisecracking Radcliffe music major. They have nothing in common. They fall in love. Oliver Barret IV hates the way his father speaks and the ways he behaves. Jenny's father Phil is a Widower and he lives for her daughter. Jenny gets a scholarship in a music college at Paris, but she drops the offer. Oliver and Jenny get married with Phil's permission, but Oliver Barret III disagre...

Segal booklist

Love Story (Literature)
Man meets woman. They fall in love. They marry. His parents disapprove and disown him. They live and scrounge to survive. He graduates from college. He gets a good job. They move. They try to have kids. They seek profressional help. He finds out she has leukemia. She gets sicker and sicker. She finally dies and he reunites with his dad....
Man, Woman and Child
Every book of Erich Segal is a delightful read and this one is no different. This book explores the relationship between as the title says, man and woman, woman and child and child and man. The only thing is that the child is not theirs, but is the result of his affair with some female on a business tour. The story of the book is pretty simple...its about how a family accepts a child as their own....more importantly how the heroine accepts the child....
Oliver's Story
Oliver Barret was madly in love with his wife Jennifer. After her death (in Love Story) he is lonely and lost. He has a lucrative job, a plush apartment.. etc but life is meaningless for him. His friends, father-in-law.. all try to fix him up with eligible girls, but to no avail. Enter Marcie Binnendale, owner of conglomerate chain of stores by the same name. She is intelligent, competitive and lonely, just out of a broken marriage. They meet and she beg...
Only Love
"A charming story that makes you want to read it all over again...to dream about love without having to say you're sorry."...
Prizes
This book is about the lives of three different people and their professional and personal ambitions. Adam is a doctor who stumbles across a cure for liver cancer. His first wife is a cold woman, but he finds love again with Anya, one of his patients at his fertility clinic. Isabella is a child prodigy. Her father pushes her to excel and she graduates from high school when she is 13. She graduates from college at 16, majoring in physics. But her lif...


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