Sunday Sentence: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

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“A certain feeling comes from throwing your good life away, and it is one part rapture.” – Barbara Kingsolver, Flight Behavior

This is the very first sentence in this beautiful novel. One of the best first lines ever.

I love reading them, so now I’m joining the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering Pen and on Twitter. It’s not a review. It’s not a story. It’s just one sentence I read this week, presented “out of context and without commentary.

 

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Elizabeth Marro

Elizabeth Marro is the author of the novel, Casualties, the story of a defense executive who loses her son just when she thought he was safely home from war. Now, she must face the painful truth about her past, her choices, the war, and her son.

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