Into one of the premier ski and vacation destinations of the United States stepped author Shawn Kerivan and his wife, Chantal, when they opened their small B&B in Stowe, Vermont, in November of 2000. In this engaging and eclectic memoir, the author describes the challenges of running a small business, providing for a young family, and reconciling the dream of becoming a writer. A Brief History of Innkeeping in the 21st Century brings readers on an unexpected journey through the Green Mountains of Vermont as seen through the unusual lens of an artist-businessman and writer-innkeeper.
About the Author
Shawn Kerivan is the author of Name the Boy: Short Stories, the handbook/memoir Creative Writing in the Real World: A Reader for Writers, and the action/thriller novel Iago's Fool. With his wife wife, Chantal, he has owned and operated the Auberge de Stowe B&B in Stowe, Vermont, since 2000. He teaches writing and composition at the Community College of Vermont.