2011 fiction quiz: Can you recognize the opening line?

Can you match the opening lines to the titles of the best novels of 2011?

2. What novel did this opening line come from?

State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett

State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett

State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett

State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett

The news of Anders Eckman's death came by way of Aerogram, a piece of bright blue airmail paper that served as both the stationery and, when folded over and sealed along the edges, the envelope. Who even knew they still made such things? This single sheet had traveled from Brazil to Minnesota to mark the passing of a man, a breath of tissue so insubstantial that only the stamp seemed to anchor it to this world.

The Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach

 

Once Upon a River, by Bonnie Jo Campbell

 

The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides

 

State of Wonder, by Ann Patchett

 
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