coming from Jan at Yearning for God.
Pick up the nearest book of 123 pages or more. (No cheating!)
Okay, on the pile of books waiting to be returned to the library, on the floor, behind my chair . . . Tortilla Curtain, by T.C. Boyle.
Find Page 123.
Find the first 5 sentences.
Continuing description of a poor illegal immigrant from Mexico searching for his wife, América, in a grocery store.
Post the next 3 sentences.
“He didn’t see América. She must be down one of the aisles pushing a basket. He tried to look nonchalant as he passed by the checkers and entered the vast cornucopia of the place.”