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Monday, August 15, 2011
First Page Mondays: A Walk To Remember by author Nicholas Sparks
As part of the First Page Mondays, an initiative by The Book Worm, here is the first page of the book 'A Walk To Remember' by author Nicholas Sparks.
'When I was seventeen, my life changed forever. I know that there are people who wonder about me when I say this. They look at me strangely as if trying to fathom what could have happened back then, though I seldom bother to explain. Because I've lived here for most of my life, I don't feel that I have to unless it's on my terms, and that would take more time than most people are willing to give me. My story can't be summed up in two or three sentences; it can't be packaged into something neat and simple that people would immediately understand. Despite the passage of forty years, the people still living here who knew me that year accept my lack of explanation without question. My story in some ways is their story because it was something that all of us lived through.
It was, I, however, who was closest to it.
I'm fifty-seven years old, but even now I can remember everything from that year, down to the smallest detail. I relive that year often in my mind,.......'
So...that's the first page of the book, and if you really like what you saw, maybe you should go for it...
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