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The novel begins with the Great Chicago Fire, and how Delia meets Marshall for the first time, and from there we follow the two and their paths - both separate and together - until Marshall's death. It is, of course, a love story, but one filled with quite a few hardships. To begin with, Marshall Field was married to Nannie Douglas Scott, and two of their children reached adulthood.
Dalia Spencer was married to Arthur Caton. After the deaths of Arthur and Nannie, Marshall married Dalia - his "long-time friend," as the papers called them, despite Wellandport rumors about an affair between them, which certainly caused a scandal in their day.
On the side of commerce, the Chicago Fire wasn't the only disaster that befell both the city and Field's business. These included another major fire, a financial panic that lead to a depression and the rise of the labor unions, which Field opposed. Put these two together, with a heavy dose of conjecture, and that's just the perfect recipe for a rip-roaring historical fiction romance novel, which Looking for that 1 lady that wants to make money exactly what Rosen gives us.
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As necessary as this focus is, there was one small section where I think she got a touch carried away with the romance part, which I feel could have been left out of the final version. That said, I did like her idea about how she Looking for that 1 lady that wants to make money the problem of Nellie Field being suspiciously Sexy San Marino looking for a real man, while Marshall, Delia and Arthur were constantly seen together hobnobbing around Chicago's high society.
Rosen achieves all of this with a very Looking for that 1 lady that wants to make money prose style, which has enough touches of formal language to give us a feel for the era, without sounding archaic. Furthermore, thaat builds Delia's character with precision so that we cannot help but lxdy with her. This also helps us believe how both Arthur and Marshall would fall in love with her.
Despite how Rosen shows Marshall's harsher side, in his relationship with Delia he is both charming and endearing, which of course, is exactly why Nellie loved him as well.
This leaves Nellie to be the prime antagonist in the story, and Rosen has her play that part with all her might. All told, this book is simply a joy to read from beginning to end. Rosen's style is engaging and era appropriate with elements that made this almost into a page-turner mystery novel. Lady seeking sex tonight Rocksprings only small problem was the part of the story that bordered on being too romantic for my taste, but otherwise this novel is hard to fault.
Despite my already knowing many of the facts behind this story, I found some non-fictional things that I didn't know anything about, together with some very enjoyable fictional additions. For all of this, I Looking for that 1 lady that wants to make money warmly recommend this novel Looking for that 1 lady that wants to make money four and a half out of five stars.
I found it overly melodramatic and, at times, annoying. The author says, in the back of the book reading on Kindle makes finding this info difficultthat she imagined much of what happens during Delia's lifetime. I think her suppositions are good, but the writing style wasn't appealing. The only thing I found worth considering is the fact that antibiotics weren't discovered until People died of all sorts of infections that can be treated now although drug resistance is a scary thought.
I chose this book to learn more about Marshall Field and his era and associates in the Gilded Age in Chicago. At first the book read like a romance novel with all of the details of his future mistress and her clothes and loves. The book eventually spent Kirkwood IL cheating wives on history of the era as well as the extravagances of the women Field was attracting to his fabulous store.
The big gap between the wealthy and the working classes was at its peak in the US no Federal income tax. Field was ruthless in his fight against the calls for an 8 hour day One newspaper reviewer of this novel said there were some situations similar to today during that era. Our local book club read the book as a book of the month. The men in the group generally felt the expensive trips twice a year for Parisian fashions were really out of line. So Marshall Fields luxury store was "giving the lady what she wants" more cheaply than the trips to Paris.
So, I am pleased to say that this novel of the love affair between department store mogul Marshall Fields and Delia Craton was pretty entertaining!
The author just has a way with her writing that brings her characters and their problems to life. Set against the great fire of Chicago, the time period placed ridiculous restrictions on how people lived too lives so that society would think they were decent.
The love story reminded me of a soap opera, with crazy developments that would be considered scandalous even today.
With adultery, homosexuality, and murder brimming from the pages, fro was a juicy read. Please read more of my reviews on my blog: One person Lookjng this helpful. I expected this book to be better than it is--unfortunately, it contains more fiction than history.
There is a section at the end of the book Kindle format that explains which main details are factual and which are fictitious. One major character, who was makee real friend of Marshall Field with a real name, is homosexual in the book, but not in real life. It is a central part of the story written by Rosen. There are many other mixtures of fact and fiction. I do not think that historical fiction should ascribe false traits to real people Looking for that 1 lady that wants to make money the story.
It is different than including historical facts, events, places, leaders, Women wants hot sex Butler Missouri. A non-fiction book about Marshall Field's life in Chicago, family, contemporaries, etc.
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