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Friday, June 13, 2014

Book Beginnings: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme 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.

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

"On the morning after the Feds burned down her house and took her father, Havaa woke from dreams of sea anemones."

Havaa is eight years old and a little precocious, but it's not unusual that little kids will fixate on something seemingly irrelevant when faced with catastrophes, like being orphaned and having her house burned down.

4 comments:

Sandra Nachlinger said...

Wow! That's definitely a dramatic opening. Now I'm curious about this book.
Here's the link to my Friday post: STELLA IN STILETTOS.

gautami tripathy said...

What a beginning! Happy Reading!

Here is my Book Beginning post!!

AND

Here is my Friday 56 post!!

JC Jones said...

Great beginning. Thanks for sharing.

Tea norman said...

Would definitely read this one too. What happened in the dream about sea anemones?