Every Tuesday I host First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros sharing the first paragraph or two, from a book I'm reading or will be reading soon. (I LOVED this author's last book, The Good American.)
Setting Free the Kites; Alex George
Putnam - 2017
"Nathan Tilly gave me the story I'm going to tell, but it was the old paper mill that set my memories free.
I read the report in the Haverford Gazette the previous week. The mill had not been operational for more than fifty years, but now the land has been sold to a supermarket chain, and the old building is to be razed to make way for a customer parking lot. The news has prompted vigorous local debate. Some are angry that the city council has allowed part of our municipal heritage to be sold off. Others are excited at the prospect of rest bagels. Such is progress
For myself, I'm sorry to see the old place go. I want to pay my last respects, watch the thing go down."
Based on this intro, would you read more or pass on this book?
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