Friday, January 10, 2014

The Friday 56 - Week 160


Welcome to Week 160!

Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
*Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it) that grab you.
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post to the Linky at Freda's Voice. Add the post url, not your blog url. It's that simple.



Next to winning the Civil War and abolishing slavery, building the first transcontinental railroad was the greatest achievement of the American people in the nineteenth century.

8 comments:

Catherine Healey said...

Haven't heard of this book, but it sounds like it's full of fascinating facts. Enjoy!

My Friday post: http://www.bookclublibrarian.com/2014/01/friday-focus-friday-56-book-beginnings.html

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

This one is new to me, but sounds intriguing. Thanks for sharing...and here's MY FRIDAY POST

cmoh said...

Oh I've seen this one around and thought it looked good. Your peek inside makes me want to read it even more.

gautami tripathy said...

Sounds like an intriguing read!

Here is my snapshot post.

gautami tripathy said...

Oops!! I left the wrong link previously.

Here is my right post!

fredamans said...

I'd be inclined to agree! Sounds like a great book!

Happy weekend!

Yvonne said...

Interesting teaser!

Art @ Home said...

I enjoy reading history, so I'd probably enjoy this one.

Linking from Friday 56,
Ricki Jill