Bob tagged me with a book meme. The task:
- Pick up the nearest book.
- Open to page 123.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the next three sentences.
- Tag five people, and acknowledge who tagged you.
On page 123 she’s returning to Mogadishu after a period of excile that’s included Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia and Kenya:
The airstrip was a path swept in the sand. Passengers scrabbled and tugged at a huge heap of battered suitcases that were dumped, unceremoniously, under the plane. Outside the airport a swarm of men descended on us, urging us to ride with them into town.