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Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2005

    What am I missing?

    The first half of this book is very exposition-heavy in setting up the backgrounds of the characters. We are told their backgrounds rather than shown them, which I found disappointing. I found the main characters unlikeable, particularly Keevan, who acts like a sulky teenager when he doesn't get his way, treats his sister-in-law in a deplorable fashion, and throws around the 'c' word with regard to the women in his life. What on earth Zoe saw in him, I have no idea. Zoe herself is no prize, dragging her 6 year old daughter into her extramarital affair. The premise was interesting and the author writes well, but all in all this novel was mediocre at best.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2005

    A MUST-READ, MUST-HAVE-YOUR-OWN-COPY

    very touching, very moving... you could almost see yourself in the actual setting of the story. GRAB A COPY NOW!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2005

    Great book

    Really good story! The characters were portrayed amazingly... Rose was absolutely adorable and heartwrenching.. children know the pains of life when they dont even understand it(i thought it was so cute how she insisted on calling him Kevin haha). Zoe and Keevans relationship is sensual and romantic but totally crazy... I like that Jamie left Zoe so they were happy but it was out of nowhere and kind of too 'happily ever after' but in any case this was a beautiful story.. i especially enjoyed how all the characters of the neighborhood were presented.. Maggie was just adorable she was the busy body of the street and Patty amused me after she left Jim i was like 'Go for you girl!' lmao

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2005

    GREAT BOOK!!!

    I loved this book, right from the beginning. The characters were wonderfully written, as well as the the storylines. I was sad when the book came to an end because it was so charming. I would definately recommend this book to others, and will. I wish Jennie Fields would write more books... she's a fantastic writer, and I can't wait to read her other two books.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2004

    A good story...

    I thought this was a good story - very involving, but I couldn't help but get over some inconsistencies. Maybe I'm mistaken, but I thought the story was supposed to be set in the 80s...but the author talks about things like Somoa Girl Scout cookies - wasn't the name then 'Carmel Delight?' Also, the author refers to Paxil, Zoloft and Prozac...I didn't know the first two were available in the 80's. Again, maybe I am mistaken, or being too picky, but these details were distracting.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2000

    My favorite book in a long long time.

    I read a lot of books, and I'm rarely impressed. This book knocked me out. It's so involving. The characters are wonderfully real, and it's very very sexy. But more than that, it's beautifully written. I love the world it depicts, and I was sad when it was over. I'd recommend this book to anyone who loves Anita Shreve, Maeve Binchy or Sue Miller. In my rating system, this book surpasses five stars.

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