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The Crossing

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Ten years prior to the events related in "All the Pretty Horses", this second part of the Border Trilogy begins in 1930s Hidalgo County. Into this ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
Dave E
by Dave E on May 24, 2012

McCarthy paints a wonderful picture of life in the West- a life you would have to experience to describe. This is a book that you read when you have lots of time to absorb the words and let the story wash over you. More

Gringotraveler

Better than All the Pretty Horses

by Gringotraveler on May 5, 2011

I love this guy's stories, so simple yet so full of insight from the variety of characters he builds. Can't wait to read the third book. More

KLILALY
by KLILALY on Sep 11, 2009

The second book in The Border Trilogy. This one examines the life of the hero and his brother through various adventures in Mexico and the states of the USA which border Mexico .A rough map of the area would have been helpful if the mountain ranges and towns visited actually do exist. .The writer ... More

tjmccanna

The Crossing

by tjmccanna on Aug 27, 2009

This book follows in the same language tradition of All the Pretty Horses, using Spanish intermittently without translation throughout the story . I felt absolutely no connection with the protagonist and could not care less for the problems he created for himself. I was not able to get myself to even ... More

OleMissGuy

Cormac

by OleMissGuy on Apr 11, 2009

My first exposure to C. McCarthy was Blood Meridian and while I have not read any of the novels sited in Tn, I have read all the others. An author's task is to tell a story and have the reader live it as if there. This book and all the westerns require an adult male to read all the novel at one sitting ... More

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