Thursday, February 2, 2012

the last book I ever read (Ragtime, excerpt one)

from E.L. Doctorow's Ragtime:

Evelyn saw stores with Hebrew signs in the windows, the Hebrew letters looking to her eyes like arrangements of bones. She saw the iron fire escapes on the tenements as tiers of cellblocks. Nags in their yokes lifted their bowed heads to gaze at her.

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