Poor As I Am - David Rodeback

Poor As I Am and other stories at Christmas

Poor As I Am and other stories at Christmas is a celebration of Christmas.

In Poor As I Am, a novella, two grad students meet in a story of five Christmas Eves. Will the money he doesn’t have or the money she doesn’t want get in the way? Or does love conquer all, especially at Christmas?

In the short stories:

  • Two eleven-year-old detectives investigate a Christmas mystery in the award-winning “The Case of the Missing Hair.”
  • A young woman who waits tables in a diner resents the regular who resembles her grandpa.
  • A boy’s art leads to big trouble at Christmas.
  • Two childhood friends learn each other’s secrets over the holidays.
  • A girl in a reindeer costume craves a Christmas kiss from Santa.
  • An old man visits the last surviving chicken in his coop on Christmas Eve and Christmas.
  • A girl’s signature Christmas service project leads somewhere unexpected.
  • Muffins and awkwardness ensue on the morning after Christmas.

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