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Smallís Hotel, on a little isle off Long Island, is where Peter Leroy and his wife, Albertine, have spent most of their adult lives. Albertine is the innkeeper, while Peter works quietly on his memoirs, but . . .

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Contents
  Description and Reviews
Dedication and Epigraphs
The Daughter of Mr. Yummy
The Rock at the Mouth of the Cave
Have You Ever Wondered Why Microphones Donít Resemble Ears?
Masters of the Arts
A Case of the Family Illness
Flying Saucers: The Untold Story
Disturbing the Field
Kapín Klam, the Home of Happy Diners, the House of Hopes and Dreams
The Wall of Happy Diners
Kapín Klamís Salad Sandwich 
Photographic Proof 
Rush Service 
Local Boy Snaps Shots 
Chapter 14
Bivalves from Outer Space 
Chapter 15
My Grandfatherís Cave 
Chapter 16
Anxiety Pays 
Chapter 17
Is Anybody Out There? 
Chapter 18
No Worries, No Kidding 
Chapter 19
If Saucers Attack 
Chapter 20
Gratitude
Chapter 21
A Salesman Calls
Chapter 22
No Sale
Chapter 23
Driving a Bargain
Chapter 24
The Mysteries of Mrs. Jerroldís Bedroom
Chapter 25
Testing, Testing
Chapter 26
Filling time
Chapter 27
Enough Is Enough
Chapter 28
Artificial Insinuation
Chapter 29
Bedroom Suits
Chapter 30
Butts of the Joke
Chapter 31
Up the On-Ramp to the Road to Riches
Chapter 32
Beyond the Firelight Lies Endless Darkness
Chapter 33
101 Fascinating Electronics Projects
Chapter 34
The Persistence of Memory
Chapter 35
Thank You for Letting Me into Your Home
Chapter 36
The Relay System
Chapter 37
Act Now! Offer Limited!
Chapter 38
A Technical Question
Chapter 39
The Hole and the Hill
Chapter 40
Hardly Working
Chapter 41
The Art of Obvious Subtlety
Chapter 42
Playing to the House
Chapter 43
Refinements and Improvements
Chapter 44
Funny Peculiar
Chapter 45
Project Number 102: Electronic Eavesdropper
Chapter 46
Suspicions Confirmed
Chapter 47
Still No News from Outer Space
Chapter 48
The Lonely Housewifeís Friend
Chapter 49
Shame on Me
Chapter 50
Someone, Somewhere
 


Copyright © 1998 by Eric Kraft

Leaving Smallís Hotel  is a work of fiction. The characters, incidents, dialogues, settings, and businesses portrayed in it are products of the authorís 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 book 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 publisher. 

First published by Crown Publishers, Inc., 201 East 50th Street, New York, New York 10022. Member of the Crown Publishing Group. 

Now available in paperback from Picador USA, a division of St. Martin's Press. 

For information about publication rights outside the U. S. A., audio rights, serial rights, screen rights, and so on, e-mail the author.

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 doesnít particularly resemble Peter Leroyóexcept, perhaps, for the smile.


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