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Story Tellers have always told the stories of man’s pursuit of love, gold, power, and ultimately, happiness. In this book we meet a mythical storyteller, Solomon, his wife Lanisha, and his son David. Through their interconnected stories we follow the earliest fortunes and misfortunes of humanity. Will the love of Solomon and Lanisha endure physical separation?

Will David seek power and happiness? Will these three, this family, be strong enough to save the world? It is a story which will leave you wiser about the true meaning of true redemptive love, success, and joy…

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase

Whimsical and entertaining yet sweet, “Story Tellers: In Pursuit of Happiness” is an enjoyably unique take on folklore. There’s a lot that you will recognize, but it’s told through a unique new lens that offers new insights. I liked the bilateral structure, with the different storytelling emphasis in Books 1 and 2 respectively. Overall, this is a touching and whimsical tale that I would highly recommend!


By Diva Reader75 on December 1, 2013

Format: Kindle Edition

This book taps into my inner child love for all thing mythological but with an adult spin. Mr. Baker has a wonderful way of telling stories and even though I sort of heard some before his take breathed new life into to them. As always this title is well written. I’m finding this author uses words as one would a musical instrument and draws you in.

Format: Kindle Edition

This is a fascinating and endearing piece of writing from an accomplished author who demonstrates an amazing facility with both language and conjured imagery. It works exceedingly well in ebook or paper format though I believe it would be most effective read aloud as I am convinced it would captivate audiences both young and old.

Story telling is the heart of all fiction though sometimes authors tie themselves up in linguist knots and lose sight of the importance of pace and audience involvement in their work. Not so Thomas who pitches his tales and their construction right where the reader/listener will find the most emotional connection.
I received a review copy from the author and recommend Story Tellers: In Pursuit of Happiness without reservation.


Format: Kindle Edition

When I picked up a copy of this book, I find the title, “Story Tellers: In Pursuit of Happiness” rather enticing… I believe that this is going to be a good read for my afternoon reading pleasure. As I flipped through the pages, there is one sentence that really caught my attention, “Storyteller, the “bones” of Mother Earth must be objects of a size and shape that they could be thrown over the shoulder of Pyrrah and Deucalion.” This sentence is simply and easy to understand for all readers.

Its uniquely stories are told in a manner that all can relate to very well. They provide great insights on human values.

This book is great for teens, young adults, and even mature readers like myself. If you like great fairytale folklore, then you’ll definitely get lots of entertainment and enjoyment out of this book.

If there’s one thing I’d change about this book, it would be to improve on the book cover to indicate a more mythical and magical feel rather than the current one. But overall, the book is really a great read.

This book looked great on my Kindle Fire tablet. It has good formatting and layout.


By JGRWriter on December 13, 2013

Format: Kindle Edition

I am fascinated by authors that are able to combine mere words, with what we know of life to form amazing stories. “Story Tellers: In Pursuit of Happiness” is one such tale and Thomas Jerome Baker is just the right author to make it work. The Storyteller’s tale began simple enough, but ended in a complete turn of events that I had not expected. This enticing story pulls from worldly and biblical teachings, enchanting readers with a mixture of creativity. Honestly, I could see myself floating about, quite eager as the one referred to as “Little One” to learn more and more about history because it was told in such an engaging manner. And when the tale moved further in, revealing a fascinating plot of destiny, and a battle between good and evil, I couldn’t stop reading. I was captivated even more than before, as if possible. A quick read, yet quite fullfilling.

Time and time again, I have said that I love a tale that plays with language and words; one that uses an advanced understanding of what it takes to bedazzle readers. As I read, I had no choice but to smile and revel in the manner it all unfolded. From Leprechauns to Celestial beings, rainbows and pots of gold, the quest for immortality to the very nature of humankind, it’s a savory tale for anyone that likes to get lost in rich imagination. Great job!

(NOTE: I received a copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review.)



Author’s Amazon Page


Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He is the Co-Founder and Co-Organiser of EdCamp Santiago 2012 & Edcamp Chile 2013, free, participant-driven, democratic, conversation based professional development for teachers, by teachers. EdCamp Santiago 2012 was held at Universidad Mayor in Santiago.

Thomas is also a past member of the Advisory Board for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), where he also serves as the HETL Ambassador for Chile. The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family, his wife Gabriela, and his son, Thomas Jerome Baker, Jr.

Author page: http://goo.gl/Y4egDs
Blog page: http://www.profesorbaker.wordpress.com
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About profesorbaker

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family.
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