National Book Week Meme

It’s National Book Week. Grab the book closest to you, turn to page 56, write the fifth sentence. Don’t mention the book, and post these rules as your status.

“He reveled in riding fence and branding cattle, the austere beauty of the country, and, not least, his solitude in it–he passed his nights in a sod house with a single book, Booth Tarkington’s Monsieur Beaucaire, on which he later claimed to be the world’s foremost expert.”

Hint: It’s not a western.

[Snarfed from Robyn Edelson Kozierok]