6 books finished in 2013: The Memory of Old Jack

6 books finished in 2013

Why are you reading this book?
Wendell! Berry!

What is the first line?
“Since before sunup Old Jack has been standing at the edge of the hotel porch, gazing out into the empty street of the town of Port William, and now the sun has risen and covered him from head to foot with light.”

Describe the book in haiku form:
Remember that time
Wendell Berry broke my heart?
Old Jack needs a hug.

What will you do with it now?
keep for reference
keep and loan out to friends
x keep to read again & again & again x
post to paperbackswap.com
throw it away

Anything else you’d like to say?
I was reading during my lunch break, sitting alone, in a booth, at Boylan Heights. And what I thought was a love story turned into a tale of discontent and regret. I saw it coming, but it still hit so hard, and I ended up crying in public.

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