Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Teaser Tuesdays - The Wapshot Chronicle

Teaser Tuesdays, hosted my MizB at Should Be Reading, asks you to:
Grab your current read. Let the book fall open to a random page. Share with us two "teaser" sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12. You also need to share the title of the book that you're getting your teaser from...that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you've given. Please avoid spoilers!

My teaser is from page 56 of The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever:

"Coverly knew that he had offended his father but guilt would have been too exact a word for the pain and uneasiness he felt and this pain may have been aggravated by his knowledge of the conditions of Honora's will. The sense was not only that he had failed himself and his father by bringing a cookbook to a fishing camp; he had profaned the mysterious rites of virility and had failed whole generations of future Wapshots as well as the beneficiaries of Honora's largess-... "
Visit here to play along and read more Teaser Tuesdays.


  1. How interesting. You get so much detail about the family in that one little glimpse!

  2. GReat teaser. It has me very interested in the book. The cover is lovely.

  3. Good teaser, lots of info. in a couple of lines. Mine is here, http://zetor-mogsblog.blogspot.com/

  4. Haha - I could see how virility could be challenged at a fishing camp with a cookbook ;0)


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