Wednesday, September 22

Truth In Fiction

Sarah loaned me her copy of "Triggerfish Twist," Tim Dorsey's Carl Hiaasen-esqe novel about life in Tampa. I found the opening sentence in Chapter Five especially poignant:

"A light sprinkle fell on south Tampa the next afternoon, which meant all the streets flooded."

2 comments:

Sarah said...

If it wasn't so true, it wouldn't be as funny.

Anonymous said...

that flood was something else!LOL!
I lost my lawn twice during the "great drought". and then came the hurricanes! Nature just cannot make up it's mind what to do about Florida.
I'm over on the pinellas side of the bay, loved your blog, you're hilarious!
~Laura