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Oxford University Press
When artist Cassie asks Greg, a porter at the Shepton Hotel in New York, to help her get her sketchbooks back from her stepfather, Greg agrees. Cassie's stepfather is staying at Greg's hotel...so what could go wrong?
"A man is tempted by his wife to quit his job as a porter to be a fortune- teller. Luckily, his prediction comes true and he became a king. But this is just the beginning."-- Back cover.
Coach House Books
Baxter's name isn't George. But it's 1929, and Baxter is lucky enough, as a Black man, to have a job as a sleeping car porter on a train that crisscrosses the country. So when the passengers call him George, he has to just smile and nod and act invisible. What he really wants is to go to dentistry school, but he'll have to save up a lot of nickel and dime tips to get there, so he puts up with "George." On this particular trip out west, the passengers...
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