Hotel Author:Arthur Hailey Book Club Edition — Arthur Hailey is an exceptionally talented storyteller with an international reputation. His novel of American hospital life, The Final Diagnosis, appeared in fifteen languages; another novel, In High Places, in five. His most recent novel, Airport, is a tremendous international success. His plays have been performed throughou... more »t the world on television. Several of his stories have become successful motion pictures.
During the writing of HOTEL, he immersed himself for months in the background of hotels, principally in New Orleans, which he describes as "one of the most fascinating cities I know."
Arthur Hailey makes his home in Napa Valley, California, with his attractive wife Sheila and their three children - Jane, Steven and Diane (who is in the picture above). He is now working on a novel about the automobile industry.« less