Friday, January 29, 2010

Contents of the Pockets of Mrs. Bessie Glass's Housecoat

from Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger
  1. two or three packs of cigarettes
  2. several match folders
  3. a screwdriver
  4. a claw-end hammer
  5. a Boy Scout knife that had once belonged to one of her sons
  6. an enamel faucet handle or two
  7. an assortment of screws, nails, hinges, and ball-bearing casters

1 comment:

RJA said...

My favorite part of that book is the lists. Bessie's pocket, the medicine cabinet, the living room furniture, Seymour and Buddy's room ...

I want someone to make a list of items in my office.