Friday, February 4, 2011

Celebrating Kansas Literature: Tell Me What Is On Page 56, The 5th Sentence

Somewhere else on the vast and wonderful Internet is a very popular site called Facebook.  You might have heard of it.  Anyway, yesterday my niece Katie Parker posted the following Literature Game contest.  She got it from one of her Aunt Robin's friends, and . . . anyway, I thought on it and decided to restate the Game Rules that she sent me here - with a slight variance.  In honor of the Sunflower State's 150th birthday year here now are the Kansas Literature Game Rules.  Let's see how many people we can get to do the following:   

"Grab the Kansas-themed book closest to you right now. It can be either about Kansas or by a Kansas author.  Open it to Page 56 and choose the fifth sentence.  Then send it to me at my email address of and I will publish here everyone's results.

Remember, DO NOT choose the Kansas book you like best or think is the coolest, but the one that is closest to you. 

Here is my entry:  "The control of a horse actually does depend on the control of the bit in its mouth, he observed." - Trail of the Spanish Bit, by Don Coldsmith.  Page 56, 5th Sentence.