Book Shares Tale Behind Old Deck of Playing Cards’ History

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David T. Straw announces release of ‘Complimentary Tales’

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Curious about the history of old airline playing cards from the ‘80s, author David T. Straw picked up the idea to write “Complimentary Tales” (published by Archway Publishing), a fascinating story behind an old deck of playing cards that comes to life as it is passed around the world and affects the lives of all who play a hand.

Straw describes his book as a story in reverse that takes readers back in time, to follow a deck of old airline playing cards from the 1980s. Unknown to the young boy who gets them, they will travel all over the world and touch a great many hands, and be part of a great many stories.

“The timeline is different, as it does not follow a usual chronological order. The figurative language and the characters,” says Straw about the uniqueness his book. Ultimately, Straw wants his readers to enjoy the story and smile at a possible connection they can relate to.

“Complimentary Tales”
By David T. Straw
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 448 pages | ISBN 9781480852617
Softcover | 6x9 in | 448 pages | ISBN 9781480852631
E-Book | 448 pages | ISBN 9781480852624
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
David T. Straw is originally from Miami Lakes. He was an elementary school teacher for 17 years before quitting to write full-time. He now lives in St. Augustine with his family.

Simon & Schuster, a company with nearly ninety years of publishing experience, has teamed up with Author Solutions, LLC, the leading self-publishing company worldwide, to create Archway Publishing. With unique resources to support books of all kind, Archway Publishing offers a specialized approach to help every author reach his or her desired audience. For more information, visit archwaypublishing.com or call 888-242-5904.

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