"I have never been what you'd call a crying man. My wife said that my 'nonexistent emotional gradient' was the main reason she was leaving me (as if the guy she met in her AA meetings was beside the point)." - page one, line 1 of 11/22/63 by Stephen King
Mmm...that's one good opening!
Read more about this book and the Stephen King event I attended in Dallas last week here.