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The Cousins: A Novel

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The author of the blockbuster novel, The Best of Everything, presents a family saga of loyalty and betrayal, passion and dark secrets, featuring a beautiful, adventurous divorce+a7e. 50,000 first printing. National ad/promo. Doubleday & Lit Guild.
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published October 1st 1995 by Dutton Adult
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Jun 09, 2015 Michellehcat rated it liked it
Agree with other reviews in that this was not one of Rona's better works. A light, easy read.
Apr 19, 2008 Amy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This was an OK, but not great, book.
It was about a woman who grew up in a big extended family, with a lot of problems. She finds out that her boyfriend of many years in cheating on her. Throughout the book, there are several family gatherings where her cousins discuss their own personal issues. I thought that there were too many characters to follow in the story and that none of them were really well-developed.
I like other Rona Jaffe books, like Class Reunion, much better.
Oct 17, 2012 Angelie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
it's good... will help you realize to appreciate more your family and relatives. and to be able to forgive and forget... and still believe in love over and over again even if it huts you a lot...
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Sep 05, 2013 Emily Long rated it it was ok
Wish this had been as good as some of Rona Jaffe's other novels. Oh well.
Jun 01, 2009 Rosie rated it liked it
ok easy read
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Rona Jaffe established The Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards program in 1995. It is the only national literary awards program of its kind dedicated to supporting women writers exclusively. Since the program began, the Foundation has awarded more than $850,000 to a total of 92 women.

Ms. Jaffe was the author of sixteen books, including Class Reunion, Family Secrets, The Road Taken, and The Room-
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