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The Friday 56

Welcome to Week 38 with me!



Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence that grabs you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url.

It's that simple.



The Map of Time - Felix J. Palma
PAGE 56:

Ultimately, there was no point in confronting his father with a sound argument and reasoned thinking, as he was sure any civilized discussion of the matter would be impossible.



Comments

  1. OK, here is the really spooky thing. I have read this quote before and I haven;t read this book. Maybe someone else used it as their page 56 quote. I certainly have had the experience of feeling like there is no point in arguing.

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  2. I'm a little over half way with this one, hope you enjoy it as much as I am. Giggle over Anne's comment.

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  3. This sounds like an interesting read.

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  4. squeeee! this is one on my want list. hope it turns out a good one for you.

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  5. I am familiar with those kinds of encounters...and I completely agree.

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  6. O ick. Folks like that are so hard. Great teaser.

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  7. The Map of Time is on my TBR list. Can't wait to see what you think of it.

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  8. Hmm...interesting. Makes me want to know what they were arguing about. I just got this one last week from the publisher. It looks really good.

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  9. Hi Freda,
    Sounds intriguing. I'll have to check it out. Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    Just Books
    http://sherriesbooks.blogspot.com/2011/08/friday-favorites.html

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  10. oh man. i know what those types of arguments can be about :P

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*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
(If you have to improvise, that's ok.)
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it)
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. 
*It's that simple.

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