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Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. To participate, you're supposed to share two teaser sentences from a random page in the book you're currently reading.

It's been a while since I last participated, but I read a paragraph in the book I'm currently reading and had to share. It's a bit longer than two sentences, but I couldn't resist:
When deep summer comes and the Dog Star raises with the morning sun, the land can scab up and a man watch his spring crop wrinkle brown like something on fire. It's the season snakes go blind. Their eyeballs coat over like pearls and they get mean. A rattlesnake allows no warning and a milk snake that would have cut the dust to the tall grass in June quiles up and strikes at anything that steps its way.

~ page 115 of One Foot in Eden by Ron Rash

One Foot in Eden: A Novel

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  1. Amazingly vivid. Great Teaser! My Teaser for Captivate is here.

    Happy reading. :)

    xx,
    E.J.
    From the Shadows

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  2. great teaser. haven't read this one yet. Rash is very well known in the south. do you live in the south? met him a couple times in Chapel Hill and Raleigh.

    Here's mine!

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  3. Barbara, I do live in the south - North Carolina. I'm reading this book for the Read Your Local Authors challenge, since Rash grew up in NC.

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  4. wow, great descriptive teaser. Thanks for visiting.

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  5. Great teaser! Stop by and check out my teaser at The Wormhole.

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