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Friday, June 8, 2012

Book Beginnings on Friday: True North


Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme originally hosted by Katy from A Few More Pages but now hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader. Anyone can participate; just share the opening sentence of your current read, making sure that you include the title and author so others know what you're reading.

 True North: A Memoir by Jill Ker Conway

"Within hours of my arrival in September 1960, New York astonished and delighted me."

I'd say that's a pretty universal feeling about New York, but Jill in particular was greeted by a hurricane, which she'd never experienced before in Australia.

3 comments:

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I love memoirs...and stories set in NY, even more.

Thanks for sharing.

Here's MY FRIDAY MEMES POST

Chris Thompson said...

Greeted by a hurricane? Yikes!

Here's my Book Beginnings.

Eva @View from the Hillside said...

Lovely beginning. Though I must admit I'm one of those people who is not charmed by NY.