Friday, September 11, 2009

Friday 56: Week 15

* Grab the book nearest you. Right now.
* Turn to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post that sentence (plus one or two others if you like) along with these instructions
on your blog or (if you do not have your own blog) in the comments section of this blog.
Post a link along with your post back to this blog and to Storytime with Tonya and Friends at
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

Here's mine:

Like he was one of the owner's family. Imagine a company boss making $1.75 an hour!

That first day we sneezed and coughed up plaster dust all night. From then on we started wearing paper masks, slightly decorated. Shel painted his with a handlebar moustache and giant gnashing teeth. On mine I drew a pig's snout and dripping vampire fangs.

The most fun was sitting with the three old Moustache Petes during lunch breaks. They drank, they dipped crooked Parodi cigars in grappa and smoked them, they told filthy old country jokes, switching into Italian when they came to the dirty parts.

- Silverstein: A Memoir by Marv Gold


  1. Oh, I love this!

    He'd heard of it.

    Master of the Night by Angela Knight

  2. So, is it really a memoir or is that just the title of the book?