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Ren French leads you on his journey through life’s mistakes and triumphs to become an award-winning and very sassy hotel concierge in one of the most amazing cities in the world, New Orleans. Have you ever been placed in a situation where your thoughts override your voice? Met a grandma with a potty mouth? Or made a new best friend from an awkward conversation? Discover questions you shouldn’t ask a hotel concierge, and live the life of a guest as if you’re sitting next to him. Enjoy an intimate peek inside the mind of a regular guy with not-so-regular thoughts. You might not find the secrets of the universe within the pages of this book or discover lost civilizations, but you’ll savor the tales of one man’s life well spent. Ren’s imaginative storytelling sets the stage for you to smile, smirk, cringe, fart, and giggle at your own pace.  Experience the fantastical world of the Rensverse, a narrative not to be missed.

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Ren French is a New Orleans–based author, playwright, actor, and award-winning hotel concierge. His wildly successful old-time radio series, The Clifton Monroe Chronicles, has been performed on stages throughout New Orleans. His other series include Saints and Sisters: Nuns with Guns in Old New Orleans; The Chip Parker Journals; and A Crescent City Christmas. In addition, Ren has also written short stories, told many tall tales, and performed as a burlesque member of Picolla Tushy Presents: The Bluestockings. 

Ren has bitten his tongue for more than thirty years in guest services and now shares his experiences with you, the reader. Enjoy outlandish personalities, dumb guest questions, crazy conversations, and glimpses of his life leading up to and through the lens of a concierge. The internal dialogue in Ren’s mind, as opposed to what Ren says to the guest, is a fun journey through the fantastical world of the Rensverse.

Ren currently lives in New Orleans with his family: actor Joshua Carpenter and their two amazing and gassy fur-kids, Jasper Pendragon and Namaste Panini.

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