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AUDIO BOOKS Little by little, Kraft is recording his readings of every book in the Personal History. Check the Audio Books page.
The illustration at the top of the page is an adaptation of an illustration by Stewart Rouse that first appeared on the cover of the August 1931 issue of Modern Mechanics and Inventions. The boy at the controls of the aerocycle doesn’t particularly resemble Peter Leroy—except, perhaps, for the smile.
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CAST A COZY AMBER BLUR OVER
EVEN THE DULLEST OF EVENINGS WITH
A Special Invitation . . .
If you have ever stayed at Small’s, you know that occasionally we provide
entertainment in the lounge after dinner. Usually, it’s nothing much—sometimes
I play the piano, and now and then one guest may attempt to levitate another,
but this fall we have something special planned. The memoirist Peter Leroy
(who happens to be my husband), will read Dead Air, the latest installment
of his personal history, adventures, experiences, and observations, in
its entirety, over the course of fifty consecutive nights, finishing on
his fiftieth birthday. Each reading will be a self-contained episode,
so you can “get” any one of them without knowing any of the others.
(Of course, you would derive the greatest pleasure from them if you stayed
with us for fifty nights and heard them all. Inquire about our special
Copyright © 2001 by Eric Kraft
The Personal History, Adventures, Experiences & Observations of Peter Leroy is a work of fiction. The characters, incidents, dialogues, settings, and businesses portrayed in it are products of the author’s imagination and are not to be construed as real. Any resemblance to actual events or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the author.
FUN WITH QUANTUM MECHANICS: Where Do You Stop? is the first book that makes quantum mechanics wacky fun, and it’s deep, too! Paperback, 181 pages. Order your copy from Amazon.com or Barnes&Noble.com.
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THEMES OF THE PERSONAL HISTORY, ADVENTURES, EXPERIENCES & OBSERVATIONS
OF PETER LEROY
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DINING OUT will never be the same after you've read Reservations Recommended. “A brilliant satire.” —LA Life. Now available in paperback, 277 pages. Order your copy from Amazon.com or Barnes&Noble.com.
EARLY PUBLICATIONS of Peter Leroy. Package includes Larry Peters Is Missing; Larry Peters, Child No More; and Large and Unsolicited Fiction, the original manifesto for the Very Large Fiction movement. While supplies last, $5.00, plus $3.00 postage and handling.
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