Books tagged: william olson

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British Properties, a short story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man donates sperm and later suspects two of his children are married.
Lifafa Death - a novella
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man's morning meander through an impoverished Muslim community in central India leads to a colorful contemplation of mortality and mysticism.
Steal Me - flash fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man is visited by a diminutive genie.
The Blue Eminem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An employee at a theater district combs over the rider to the theater's contract with the 1980's rock band Van Halen, and notices a strange requirement: The rider calls for six bowls of m&m's--with all the blue ones removed. The employee decides to have some fun with the band, but later--after the party--a more direct confrontation ensues.
Down on the Pharm
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A man convinces his pharmacist to carry within the pharmacy a new herbal supplement--a green tea. The tea is not run through the FDA, which ultimately lands them both in prison.
Barcelonan Nights
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
British Properties, the pre-eminent scholar of Olympism, travels to Barcelona, Spain to enjoy the Olympic Games of 1992. He is there on assignment. He has real research to do. And he loves the Games and all they represent. But it’s his celebratory company that makes his trip the more memorable.
The Blue Grotto
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
An American with literary aspirations travels to Italy in search of inspiration. He arrives at the Isle of Capri with little money to his name and only a rudimentary command of the language. On the island, he befriends a local man, Guido, with whom he exchanges English lessons for a room with a cot. The two develop a friendship that is finally tested by the lust they share for the same woman.
The Rogue Barrister
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A golf course developer is indicted on several counts of racketeering, among other seedy crimes, and calls on an old friend—the Rogue Barrister—to defend his case. The Rogue Barrister, though, is more interested in promoting his record label and his microbrewing business than he is anything else. The verdict is shortly delivered: The golfer is sentenced to do hard time at Cook Counting.
The Great Flag Flap
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
‘The Great Flag Flap’ describes a nickel-plated bald eagle’s confrontation with the legacy of racism embodied in his high school’s flag. The eagle is a popular student-athlete at Rebel High, and he leverages this popularity to demand the retirement of the shameful symbol. The cloistered community that is home to Rebel High refuses, though, to heed the eagle's admonitions.
Adrift on the Amazon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011 by Calumet. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
After Rio de Janeiro is awarded the 2016 Olympic Games, a father-son team of golf course developers decides to leave their mark on Brazil. A bold resolve, and a few well-placed investors later, and their far-fetched dream of developing a golf course in Rio becomes a reality. They’re soon snapping up land and soaking up the sun on Rio’s beaches. On one visit to tie up some loose ends in Sao...