Book Beginnings on Friday
11 June 2010
Book Beginnings on Friday is a meme hosted by Becky at Page Turners. 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. If you like, share with everyone why you do, or do not, like the sentence.
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I have been having a lot of trouble getting into a reading routine lately. I keep starting a book and putting it down again. This one I only started last night, and I hope that I will be able to keep reading this one.
The Boat by Nam Le
"My father arrived on a rainy morning."
By way of explanation, this is a collection of short stories, written by a man who's father came to Australia as a refugee from Vietnam. This first short story is about his father's experience of coming to Australia as a refugee. There are a whole range of stories and then the last story goes back for Le's experiences.
It is a book that is growing in popularity in Australia and I am hoping that I can find my reading groove and stick with it.
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