First Sentence Of Current Book - Part Three
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"Far away on the almost bare line of the prairie horizon group of trees used to show. There was a tall one, and a short one, and then a tallish crooked one and another short one. And to my childish eyes they spelled l-i-f-e, as plainly as any word in my reader was spelled."
A Stepdaughter of the Prairie, 1914, by Margaret Lynn.
NOW I THINK THE PICTURE WAS UNSPOOLING ALL ALONG AND I JUST failed to notice. The obvious really isn’t so—at least it wasn’t to me, a Midwestern male cruising at medium altitude, aspiring vaguely to decency, contributing to PBS, moderate in all things including romantic forays, and doing unto others more or less reciprocally.
Virgil Wander by Leif Enger
I've been getting a lot of "Duplicate Post" messages;
all have been, I suppose, from LT's System; yours (2)
is the first from a member. I don't know what the message
means -- from you or from LT. Scrolling back, I don't see
that anything has been duplicated. ? ? ! !
Thanks, 2wonderY. (But I still don't see what is the "duplication"?!).
I guess I can live without
knowing what was the :"repeat", but my curiosity will live on, too.
The day Somebody McSomebody put a gun to my breast and called me a cat and threatened to shoot me was the same day the milkman died.
-- Milkman by Anna Burns
If not for the second-worst mistake of Grace Healey’s life, she never would have found the suitcase.
the lost girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
"My beloved brothers and sisters, my dear young friends.
You, the youth of today, are the generation born at the
beginning of the third millennium."
A Call for Revolution; a vision of the future
by Bstan-dzin-rgya misho (The Dalai Lama)
The Georgenhof estate was not far from Mitkau, a small town in East Prussia, and now, in winter, the Georgenhof, surrounded by old oaks, lay in the landscape like a black island in a white sea.
-- All for Nothing by Walter Kempowski
If I tell you what happened that night in Ekaterinburg I will have to unwind my memory - all the twisted coils - and lay it into your palm.
I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon
On the coast of the small Philippine island of Marinduque, a man in a black shirt and blue shorts walks up the shore carrying a baby in his arms.
-- Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration and Homeland Security by Todd Miller
The empath experience is most certainly a unique one.
The Empath Experience: what to do when you feel
everything by Sidney Campos
This is not a conventional cookbook.
-- The Debt to Pleasure by John Lanchester
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