Carlos V. Cornejo Announces Release of Second Short Story Collection

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Characters from all walks of life come together in ‘Different Coins in the Fountain’.

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There is no time to be bored in life, and we should never succumb to that condition.

Author Carlos V. Cornejo offers readers an escape from the humdrum of everyday life with his expansive new short story collection, “Different Coins in the Fountain: Volume II of II” (published by AuthorHouse).

In this sequel to his first volume, which contained 54 stories, Cornejo presents 42 new stories, each of which stand alone, making the book ideal for busy readers who may not have the time to devote to an entire novel.

Featuring a wide cast of characters from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds, the short stories in “Different Coins in the Fountain” will appeal to a broad audience. Drawing inspiration from a lifetime of observation, Cornejo’s two-volume series offers hours of escapism and entertainment.

“There is no time to be bored in life, and we should never succumb to that condition,” the author says. “Reading will keep our brains alive.”

“Different Coins in the Fountain”
By Carlos V. Cornejo
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 240 pages | ISBN 9781491824559
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 240 pages | ISBN 9781491824573
E-Book | ISBN 9781491824566
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

About the Author
Carlos V. Cornejo was born in San Francisco in 1929 and attended San Francisco public schools. He received two Master of Arts degrees from San Francisco State University and served in the Korean War in the United States Marine Corps. After returning to civilian life, he married and fathered three children. He became a teacher in the San Francisco School District in 1955. During his 40 years in education, he loved having contact with students and other professionals. After serving in seven principalships and other administrative posts, he became superintendent of schools.

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