|Plot Summary of The Gold Coast|
|"WASP lawyer meets Mafia Kingpin. The Gold Coast of Long Island will never be the same."
Tom Brucato, Resident Scholar
|"LAWYER, MARRIED TO UPPER SOCIETY WOMAN WHOM HE LOVES DEEPLY, IS FORCED THROUGH STRENGTH OF CHARACTER OF MAFIA DON TO COMPROMISE HIS IDEALS AND HIS POISTION IN COMMUNITY. THERE IS EVENTUUAL BETRAYAL BY THOSE CLOSEST TO HIM AND A CYNICAL CLOSING OF THE "SOCIAL" CONTRACT."
Jim Russell, Resident Scholar
|"A blue-blood Wall Street lawyer suffers midlife crisis via implausible affiliation with Mafia don/neighbor. He loses his material possessions, family relationships, but supposedly learns lifes lessons he never would have at the country club."
michael smith, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Gold Coast|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 60%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- breaking up mobsters
- a lawyer creature
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
Motive of antagonist
The antagonists are:
- US mafia
How sensitive is this character?
- mean, arrogant
- Average intelligence
- bulging muscles
- fancy mansion
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
What kind of sex:
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- descript. of breasts
- descript. of other female areas
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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