Thursday, January 5, 2017

Book Beginning: Where the Wind Dreams of Staying



Please join me every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author’s name.

EARLY BIRDS & SLOWPOKES: This weekly post goes up Thursday evening for those who like to get their posts up and linked early on. But feel free to add a link all week.

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TIE IN: The Friday 56 hosted by Freda's Voice is a natural tie in with this event and there is a lot of cross over, so many people combine the two. The idea is to post a teaser from page 56 of the book you are reading and share a link to your post. Find details and the Linky for your Friday 56 post on Freda’s Voice.



Stacked bags of rock salt loomed high in a dim, cavernous room, where the stale smell of diesel exhaust from hulking delivery trucks lingered long after they were parked for the day.

-- Where the Wind Dreams of Staying: Searching for Purpose and Place in the West by Eric Dieterle, published by OSU Press. This new memoir is as much a tribute to the inland West as the story of the man shaped by his western environment.


Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Sounds good! Thanks for sharing...

Mystica said...

Thank you for sharing.

Lauren Stoolfire said...

Definitely makes me want to know where it's going. :)

Roberta said...

Sounds very poetic for a memoir. Even the title is poetic. Hope you enjoy it.

Yvonne@fiction-books said...

Hi Gilion,

Whilst the genre of book doesn't really appeal to me personally and I think the title is a bit too long, the cover art is really evocative and the full premise is very alluring.

I can imagine that you will really enjoy this one!

Thanks for sharing and hosting and have a good 2017 :)


BookPlease said...

I like the title and the cover is beautiful. I know nothing about the author, but the book sounds very interesting. I'm looking forward to your review.

Vonnie R said...

I just pictured the scenery. Great opening!

Sherry Fundin said...

Sounds like the winter storm going on right now.
sherry @ fundinmental Friday Memes

Katherine P said...

This looks interesting and the cover is gorgeous. I hadn't come across this book before but I love a really descriptive beginning!

Mandy Sickle said...

The cover is pretty. I've never heard of this book before. The description is great though. Thanks for hosting. Have a great week and happy reading. I hope you enjoy your book.

Elizabeth said...

I am not much into memoirs, but the cover and title are absolutely beautiful.

Thanks for sharing.


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