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.
Letters from Yellowstone by Diane Smith
Dr. Philip Aber of the Smithsonian made a presentation on campus last week in which he discussed your planned field study in Yellowstone National Park."
The writer of this letter, is about to apply to the Professor to be a botanist on the Yellowstone expedition, but without revealing her gender, which would have resulted in a swift No.