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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Teaser Tuesdays: Bad Land


Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading.

Grab your current read. Open to a random page. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page. BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their


Bad Land: An American Romance by Jonathan Raban p. 56


"The cattle ranchers, who had lorded it over the plains, like the wealthy foxhunters with their parks and fake castles in Goldsmith's poem, were being fenced out by the laboring swains. The ideal village was being reborn, the land restored to the virtuous cultivators of the earth."


Does it perhaps sound too good to be true? Especially if you know that he's talking about Montana and South Dakota?

3 comments:

Heidi said...

Beautiful writing. Here is my TT http://newpaperadventures.blogspot.com/2012/06/teaser-tuesday-june-26.html

Carol Baldwin said...

yes, too good to be true!

LibrarySnake said...

Gorgeous. Hope you're enjoying it.
http://carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com/2012/06/teaser-tuesday_26.html