The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game

A Novel

Large Print - 2020
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Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own dreams to raise a family with her husband, Paul. But when Eileen discovers that Paul's late nights in the city are hiding an affair with a younger woman, she begins to question all those years of sacrifice and compromise. On the brink of forty and wondering what she's going to do with the rest of her life, is it too late for her to start over?
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, ©2020.
Edition: Large print edition.
ISBN: 9780593171936
Characteristics: 337 pages ;,24 cm.

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Margush
Sep 20, 2020

A perfect book for a long airplane flight. Otherwise, it’s a bit primitive both from the plot and writing style viewpoints. Characters are shallow and a few redundant paragraphs here and there. Not my cup of tea, sorry to sound snobbish.

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writermala
Aug 16, 2020

This book was billed in the dust jacket as showing us that every age , there are challenges to be met and new worlds to discover. For the most part it lived up to that promise. Yes, it was the usual Steel formula of a couple with a strong, good woman, a weak, not so good man and of course the 'Other woman" whom we don't know how to classify.
I was wondeirng why it was called "The Number's Game" till about the end when one of the older characters says tartly "Whatever age you are, age is just a number, and numbers have no power over you unless you allow them to. ...You're never too old or too young for anything. It's all a numbers game invented to frighten you.
At almost the end of the book the year - essentially the whole story - is summarized. Definitely one of Steel's better books.

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gloreebee
Aug 15, 2020

Unable to locate where to have this book delivered, but would like it delivered to the Sun City Center Library. Than you so much.

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weezie1
Aug 02, 2020

A new novel by Danielle. Was a really great store and a must read for all.

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ClaudiaCox
Jun 18, 2020

I accidentally hit wrong button. I cant remember what # I was for on hold. Please reinstate me. My error. Thank you. Claudia

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