Pancakes in Paris

  • by Craig Carlson
  • Narrated by Donald Corren
  • 9 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Paris was practically perfect - although for Craig Carlson one thing was still missing: the good ol' American breakfast he loved so much.
Craig was the last person anyone would have expected to open an American diner in Paris. He came from humble beginnings in a working-class town in Connecticut, had never worked in a restaurant, and didn't know anything about starting a brand-new business. But from his first visit to Paris, Craig knew he had found the city of his dreams.
Pancakes in Paris is the story of Craig tackling the impossible - from raising the money to fund his dream to tracking down international suppliers for "exotic" American ingredients, and even finding love along the way. His diner, Breakfast in America, is now a renowned tourist destination, and the story of how it came to be is just as delicious and satisfying as the classic breakfast that tops its menu.

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What the Critics Say

"Donald Corren's engaging performance highlights Carlson's roller-coaster experience.... While most of the accents and pronunciations are spot-on and capture the nuances of the French people in the book, some deliberately imperfect pronunciations add an authentic flavor of an American trying to fit in. Ever entertaining are Corren's perfectly delivered comments on the sometimes passionate, sometimes laissez-faire Gallic responses to the various situations that make Carlson's journey both difficult and rewarding." (AudioFile)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

I want to go....

BIA, and Paris.
The then child, listened to the coincidences of the universe when the whispers of FRENCH influences and the many lures of PARIS fluttered throughout his life.
And then, a plan, hard work determination and a bit a serendipity, faith and fate . . . all paid off.

cute, funny and most of all inspirational.
I most enjoy successes of a dream.

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Loved this book!

This book was recommended by a person I met briefly at a meeting in Paris near Bread and Roses. As soon as I returned to the states, I downloaded it and it was like being in Paris again! Well, almost. A must read for anyone considering starting a business in Paris! Thank you for the wonderful storytelling!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-06-2016
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.