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.
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year
by Matt McCarthy
"It started with a banana peel."
On Matt's first day in a hospital in medical school, his surgical resident made him suture a banana peel. It took him most of a week to figure out how to do it properly. I'm not sure if this made him a better doctor. I think the resident was just being a jerk.