Shoeless Joe - The Life and Times of Moonlight Graham Summary & Analysis

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The Life and Times of Moonlight Graham Summary

A few miles from Salinger's house, Ray and Salinger stop the car to consult a map and agree that they will drive to Chisholm, Minnesota. Salinger says that at the moment he heard the ballpark announcer say, "Go the Distance," he knew that he was compelled to drive to the place where Moonlight Graham died in 1965. Salinger shares with Ray that he also heard the announcer say, "Fulfill the Dream," and Ray feels a pang of jealousy that he was not privy to that message as well.

Neither Salinger nor Ray knows much about Moonlight Graham other than he was a baseball player for the New York Giants and played as a substitute fielder for only one inning during a game in 1905. In an attempt to find out why Moonlight Graham...

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