Alex was convinced of his importance. His chest puffed up with pride.
“How old are you?” Johanna asked.
He opened his mouth to answer, then closed it again. From the puzzled look on his face, she assumed he didn’t know. She turned to her husband to get the answer. He shrugged. He obviously didn’t know either.
She was appalled. “You don’t know your son’s age?”
“He’s young,” MacBain answered.
About the Friday 56
- 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.
- Don’t dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.
Now its your turn! Grab a book and post your 56. If you don’t have a blog, just post yours in the comments.
(I saw the Friday 56 over at Shiloh Walker’s blog. Be sure to visit and read her 56.)