He appeared to be of an age far beyond that of Katya's father, yet she couldn't believe that he was her grandfather's age: that terrifying limbo of free fall when specific ages become, to the young, beside the point. To the young there are no meaningful degrees of old, as there are no degrees of dead: either you are, or you are not. [pp.5-6]Well, for me there are definite degrees of old, but then it's been a long time since anyone would have accused me of being among the young.
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Oates should be a good read. Challenging teaser.ReplyDelete
Here's my teaser.
Well that's true. Oates is not my favorite.ReplyDelete
I saw this book at the library yesterday but my book bag was overflowing.ReplyDelete
That first time you're put into the "older" group is tough! LOL
Great teaser. Sounds good. I've never read anything by Oates.ReplyDelete
I've been seeing this title recently...this one sounds like a great JCO read!ReplyDelete
Here's my teaser:
Great teaser! I really like to cover too!ReplyDelete
I love the teaser! It's the kind that kind of makes you want to gnash your teeth, if you're way too far beyond sixteen years old.ReplyDelete
My own teaser is at Bookishgal.
I hope that you enjoy your book. Here's mine.ReplyDelete
Great teaser,must try,thanks!ReplyDelete
2nd time i've seen this book! Its calling out to me :)ReplyDelete
Thanks for the Goodreads link I added to my list it just sounds really interesting from the teaser...ReplyDelete
Ah the delights of categorization - and especially when you find you're completely wrong in your pigeon holingReplyDelete
I've been reading quite a bit of Oates this year - sounds like another good one!ReplyDelete
My teaser's at http://hampshireflyer.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/teaser-tuesday-9/
Very interesting teaser! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog!ReplyDelete