Novel Sampler – Moving a Nepali Fridge

Maddy stopped short and stared at a slight, ropy man who wore cotton shorts, flip-flops and a dirty tee-shirt. On his forehead was a wide strap that arched past his ears and descended down around the bulky bottom of a refrigerator. She watched as he adjusted the padding on his forehead and with amazing balance and counter force, lifted the fridge.