The Innkeeper Tales

The Innkeeper Tales

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qYou can't make this stuff up.q You hear this refrain many times throughout The Innkeeper Tales. Modeled loosely on Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, this collection of stories is told by business travelers whiling away a long day, stranded at The Abacrombie by an early spring blizzard. With Herman (the real-life Abacrombie owner) keeping the food and conversations going, each traveler tells a story drawn from his own life. All the stories are true, coming from conversations heard in the inn's breakfast room. Several men talk about how their career paths diverged quickly and completely from their original intent (and training). At the heart of the Tales is the rebuilding of lives, the refurbishing of the teller's sense of self. Like the listeners sprawled in the inn's breakfast room, the reader of The Innkeeper Tales will have a rich learning and laughing experience, with a big surprise at the end.But the car was on its last legs, and there wasna#39;t enough money to go up to the obvious next level, a Cadillac. What was a man to ... The instruction manual cost fifteen bucks. ... aquot;To be honest, aquot; Ben told us, aquot;the manual was too simple. You startanbsp;...

Title:The Innkeeper Tales
Author:John L. Herman
Publisher:Hsb Press - 2007-02-01


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