Friday, November 19, 2010
Book Beginnings on Friday: Blue by Joyce Moyer Hostetter
My book beginning comes from Blue by Joyce Moyer Hostetter
'If you ask folks around here what they remember about the year 1944,
A child might say, "That was the year my daddy went off to fight Hitler."
A mother might look off towards Bakers Mountain and whisper that
polio snatched up one of her young'uns.
And the Hickory Daily Record will say that my hometown gave
birth to a miracle.'
These few beginning sentences are interesting because they remind people that the home front had more problems to deal with than those generally associated with war. I am almost done with this book and will have a full post on it soon.