Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Teaser Tuesday - Nov 12

Teaser Tuesday

The rules are:
  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) 'teaser' sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title and author of the book that you’re getting your 'teaser' from .. that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you've given!
And he took out his pocket-book and began adding over his accounts, - a process which many gentlemen besides Mr. Haley have found a specific for an uneasy conscience.
The boat swept proudly away from the shore, and all went on as before.
Haley the slave trader in Uncle Tom's Cabin, of Harriet Beecher Stowe, carefully closes his eyes to the moral issue! I was prompted to read this - for the first time after our book group reading of Tracy Chevalier's The Last Runaway - the original underground railway book!

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