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By Robert Olen Butler

ISBN-10: 0802195644

ISBN-13: 9780802195647

Set in modern New Orleans yet operating its long ago in time, A Small resort chronicles the connection among Michael and Kelly Hays, who've determined to split after twenty-four years of marriage. The booklet starts off at the day that the Hays are to finalize their divorce. Kelly is because of be in courtroom, yet in its place she drives from her domestic in Pensacola, Florida, around the panhandle to New Orleans and exams into Room 303 on the Olivier residence within the city’s French Quarter—the lodge the place she and Michael fell in love a few twenty-five years past and the place she now unearths herself approximately to choose that would ceaselessly impact her, Michael, and their nineteen-year-old daughter, Samantha. An clever, deeply relocating, and remarkably written portrait of a dating that reads as a go among a romance novel and a literary web page turner, A Small inn is a masterful tale that would remind readers once more why Robert Olen Butler has been referred to as the “best living...

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He was not up to it. For a moment he considered giving himself up and standing E. M. , 23 his trial; however, what possible good would that do? He would ruin himself and his daughters, he would delight his enemies, and he would not save his saviour. He recalled his clever manoeuvres for a little fun, and the good-humoured response, the mischievous face, the obliging body. It had all seemed so trivial. Taking a notebook from his pocket, he wrote down the name of his lover, yes, his lover who was going to prison to save him, in order that he might not forget it.

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