Call me Waiter: an autobiographical novel
Fiction. CALL ME WAITER is a memoir, with a few liberties taken, of poet and novelist Joseph Torra's twenty years as a waiter and "working the stick" (bartending) in and around Boston. Restaurant work was Torra's night job affording him the time to write his poems (Keeping Watching the Sky, After the Chinese) and his My Ground trilogy of novels. There are no celebrity chefs in Torra's book but plenty of adventures inside the kitchen, out on the restaurant floor and behind the bar. It is a book about one man's world of work. Now Torra can write Call Me Writer.
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