This meme is hosted by Katy at A Few More Pages
How to participate: Share the first line (or two) of the book you are currently reading. Include the title and the author so we know what you're reading. Then, if you feel so moved, let us know what your first impressions were based on that first line, and let us know if you liked or did not like the sentence. The link-up will be here at A Few More Pages every Friday.
The subtitle of this book is going to get me in trouble, I just know it. The beginning is very strong and feels more biased than the rest of the book. I am about half way through and it's interesting so far.
"The Ballard neighborhood evolved as the center of Seattle's ethnically Scandinavian seafaring community, its inhabitants originally lured to the area by salmon-fishing opportunities."