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As a slow read and didn t really go anywhere This book #had an interesting idea it just could have been done better I # an interesting idea it just could have been done better I still not ntirely sure what this book was about Moon I think he is the main character is a crazy man who lives in the past The story is good but it is written in a choppy and confusing way I didn t like the character of Moon but the other characters in the book were ok I felt it was a waste of 2 days Jim Moon is a *Wanderer He S Fascinated *He s fascinated the Chicago World s Fair and will not be satisfied until he gets a chance to see it for himself so much so that he chance to see it for himself so much so that he willing to leave his wife and infant son in Iowa in order to get there That s not where MOON S CROSSING begins however The story begins with Moon s suicide T artists and thinkers as well as its drifters and schemers Nick a fast talking con man takes Moon to Pullman Town a model city south of Chicago that is the site of the complex labor strike of 1894 Moon comes to see that the bright future the fair promised is compromised by greed Unable to recapture his arly vision of America he takes his own life and in so doing generates a surprising. Pros About the Chicago World s Fair which is a *topic that interested me from another book I readCons BoringOther Not as good as Devil in the White City but *that interested me from another book I readCons BoringOther Not as good as Devil in the White City but story with great storytelling Jumps constantly through times and places Not hard to follow but gets annoying This book was published the same season as THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITYBoth are about the World s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893One is terrible and not worth your time and the other I ve heard is fantastic I was disappointed with this book I felt that maybe if I didn t have the knowledge of Chicago the World s Fair and Pullman that I had before reading this book it might have been better Even though I got through this book in just 1 day I felt that it A stunning cinematic debut novel set at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair Moon's Crossing xplores a uniue time in American history when the romantic heritage of the nineteenth century merged with the industrial temperament of the modern age Jim Moon an idealistic Union Army veteran leaves his young wife and son to visit the World's Columbian Exposition which has attracted America's greates. N 1914 and goes backward and FORWARD FROM THAT POINT REACHING BACK from that point Reaching back the American Civil War and forward to the start of the Great War with stops at the Chicago Pullman strike and the 1893 World s Fair among other things A shifty police officer tries to solve the mystery of Moon s life using letters diaries and other New Plant Parent: Learn the Ways of Plant Parenthood ephemera in his possession The prose is beautifully written and pulls you along in a way that is admirable The story however is slight and in thend rather unsatisfying and that s a shame Characters aren t very well defined and some are simply caricatures It s clear that Barbara Croft is a talented author and goodness knows she had a rich source of material with which to work For some reason sadly it just didn t gel her. Love story between a common young woman *and a corrupt policeman as well as a *a corrupt policeman as well as a upheaval in the life of his neglected son Kaleidoscopic and fast paced Moon's Crossing draws on such sources as the traditional tall tale to present a uniue narrative style Moon's adventures are completely American and the legacy he leaves is ironically adventures are completely American and the legacy he leaves is ironically than his failed life would have foretol. ,

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