Manistee Public Library staff share stories, anecdotes

In 1922, Frederick Palmers proposed that there are 36 parts on which all records are made. Christopher Booker did the same research in 2005 and he presented seven basic categories.

Some stories deserve retelling and the titles below are retellings of old stories and legends.

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• Inspiration is based on the author Sam DuChamp and he created his character, Quichotte, a salesman, who embarks on a quest to claim the hand of a television star. “Quixotte” by Salman Rushdie is an homage to Miguel de Cervantes’ “Don Quixote.”

The idea is based on the writer Sam DuChamp and he makes his character, Quichotte, a salesman, who starts a quest to claim the hand of a television star. “Quixotte” by Salman Rushdie is an homage to Miguel de Cervantes’ “Don Quixote.”

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• Unlike “Cinderella” by Charles Perrault. Cindy works for her stepmother, the executive producer of a reality television show. When a spot opens up on the show, Cindy sees it as an opportunity to start her career in fashion. Instead, she sees herself as a body positivity icon. “If the Shoe Fits” by Julie Murphy retells “Cinderella” as Cindy learns to find love and individuality.

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