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Friday 56: Vol. 17

The Friday 56 is a blog hop by Freda’s Voice and the rules are simple:

  • Turn to the nearest book.
  • Open it on page 56.
  • Post a sentence or two.
  • Join the linky.
  • Go crazy on the linky.

“Success can be as disastrous as failure – and it almost was. As if we had tapped some underground spring of desire, women came to conferences in such numbers that they overflowed the campuses and government buildings where our shoestring budget put them.

– My Life On The Road by Gloria Steinem

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Friday 56: Vol. 11

The Friday 56 is a blog hop by Freda’s Voice and the rules are simple:

  • Turn to the nearest book.
  • Open it on page 56.
  • Post a sentence or two.
  • Join the linky.
  • Go crazy on the linky.

“Each year, she was voted Prettiest Girl in their form, and she would wryly say, ‘It’s just because I’m a half-caste. How can I be finer than Zainab?'”

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Friday 56: Vol. 1

For a few weeks months now, I’ve seen the hashtag #Friday56 floating around. I finally decided to investigate.

The Friday 56 is a blog hop by Freda’s Voice and the rules are simple:

  • Turn to the nearest book.
  • Open it on page 56.
  • Post a sentence or two.
  • Join the linky.
  • Go crazy on the linky.

This seems pretty fool-proof, so here’s my first contribution.

“So when did you get electricity in White Cliffs?”
He thought for an instant. “Nineteen ninety-three.”

Down Under by Bill Bryson