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Friday, June 20, 2014

Book Beginnings: My Accidental Jihad

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.

My Accidental Jihad by Krista Bremer

"Back in 1994, after I stood up on a surfboard for the first time, I thought I might just have discovered my purpose in life."

In retrospect, this is kind of funny. While I'm sure a lot of surfers feel this way, it's hardly a "purpose." She would find her purpose, her family, a few years later, when she leaves California and surfing. But the balance that she learned while surfing will be crucial to the success of her culture-clash of a marriage.

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