|Plot Summary of The Gold Coast|
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.
This synopsis report prepared by michael smith
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.
This synopsis report prepared by Jim Russell
WASP lawyer meets Mafia Kingpin. The Gold Coast of Long Island will never be the same.
This synopsis report prepared by Tom Brucato
|Chapter Analysis of The Gold Coast|
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
- fancy mansion
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
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
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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