This week's competition, in which you have to identify a book from its opening sentence, is from a musician's autobiography:
"I could see men of all colors bouncing along in the boxcar."
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The winner receives a half-case of wine. (Please include a telephone number to arrange delivery.) The closing date is July 19.
The winner of last week's competition, who identified Isaac Asimov's I, Robot, is Martha-Marie Kleinhans of Reading University's School of Law.
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