Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Teaser Tuesday (16 August)

Teaser Tuesday is a bookish sharing experience hosted by ShouldBeReading, in which participants share two sentences from their current read(s) -- or more, if they're not much for rules.

His mind was whitehot with visions, and he vibrated like a harp to his own versions of Pinky's yarns. There was a place without these scorching summers that fried the meat on your bones; there was a place where banks didn't close and panics didn't reach, where they had no rules and regulations a man had to live by. You stood on your own two feet and to hell with the rest of the world.

p. 84, The Big Rock Candy Mountain. Wallace Stegner. 

4 comments:

  1. I like it!

    Here's mine:

    http://50yearproject.wordpress.com/2011/08/16/teaser-tuesday-aug-16/

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  2. That's a terrific quote! And it sounds like a great place...

    My teaser is here.

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  3. Interesting teaser, and I dig the stuff you're reviewing on the site.

    Mine is here: http://eyesandearsblog.blogspot.com/2011/08/teaser-tuesday_16.html

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  4. Excellent teaser! I love Stegner's writing. And I can definitely sympathize about the scorching summers.

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