Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Word of the Week: Obviate and Weekly 100 Words

Here are my 100 words from A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan p82:

"She takes hold of his hands. As they move together, Rolph feels his self-consciousness miraculously fade, as if he is growing up right there on the dance floor, becoming a boy who dances with girls like his sister. Charlie feels it, too. In fact, this particular memory is one she'll return to again and again, for the rest of her life, long after Rolph has shot himself in the head in their father's house at twenty-eight: her brother as a boy, hair slicked flat, eyes sparkling, shyly learning to dance. But the woman who remembers  won't be Charlie; after Rolph..."
This meme is hosted by Ruthi at Ruthi Reads!  The object is simple:  share exactly 100 words from the book you are currently reading, and no spoilers!  Be sure to include your book's title, author, and page number in your post.  Head over to Ruthi's site and add your link to your book!  Happy Reading!

1 comment:

  1. Now, this is a WoW excerpt! You definitely have me wanting to read this book.

    Thanks so much for sharing in the hop! Good to have you back in the swing of things.



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