Functionally Literate – Opening Sentence.

As the Exxon Valdez churned through chalky turquoise port waters toward the Gulf of Alaska, Captain Joseph Hazelwood descended to his quarters.

Private Empire – ExxonMobil and American Power, Steve Coll (2012)



    1. It’s just the opening sentence of the book. I like posting opening sentences of books from time to time. You may notice a little link at the top of the page that says Opening Sentences. Peruse them at your leisure. It is always interesting to see how things begin.


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