Prologue / Today
Danielle Westerly-DeCara stood stoically, clutching the folded American flag to her chest as the minister said his final words over the casket. She neither saw the minister nor heard his words; her mind only registered the fact that she had to get through this painful day, one moment at a time.
I've finished reading this book and enjoyed it. Although the third person omniscient point of view bothered me at first, I became accustomed to it after a while. The book tells a lovely story.
Now I'm off to look at everybody else's posts! Anyone can participate in Book Beginnings. Here are the instructions from Rose City Reader:
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.
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