Monthly Archives: August 1990

Mother and Daughter

Dennis Manuel #097 SOC 1990.022 Mother and Daughter is the first draft of a short novel or play. It’s about every young, insecure and overly possessive black mother and her precocious daughter. Apparently later “scooped” by the author of the … Continue reading

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R.I.F. (Reduction In Force)

Ernest Cohen #098 SOC 1990.023 R.I.F. (Reduction In Force) is both a fiction, and a philosophic statement concerning the meaning of life in the modern world. It covers about 30 years in the lives of two people, starting with their … Continue reading

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Auburn Angel

Anna Billings #096 ALL 1990.020 Auburn Angel is about a time of different values, a point of view of fifty years ago, before women’s liberation, legal abortion, massive welfare, and outspoken immorality. The setting is old New York and Miami … Continue reading

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Three Short Stories with Unexpected Endings

Albert Helzner #093 ALL 1990.017 Each of these Three Short Stories with Unexpected Endings has a surprise finale. They are intended to keep you guessing until you reach the end.

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The Adventures of Mohamed and Dee Lillie

May Janko #095 ALL 1990.019 The Adventures of Mohamed and Dee Lillie, a series of fantasy-adventures, reveals the all too human frailties and achievements of the title characters. The protagonist, Dee Lillie Mus, strives for love and survival. She, along … Continue reading

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Ontologies

Robert Pool #094 ALL 1990.018 Ontologies is a collection of short stories about love, work, and wandering; the stories are ultimately about, I guess, growing up. The tone is quiet and reflective, to serve as a lens for characters who … Continue reading

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Sure Beats Watching Trains

Jeffrey Dwyer #091 HUM 1990.007 A, B Burned-out shoe salesman Stuart Williams is overtaken by an alien persona, J. Edgar Beaks, while vacationing in the Southwest. Beaks meets up with a slickly, Dirk Tepid, whose overwhelming ambition is to dethrone … Continue reading

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The Carousel Rider

Stephen Stathis #092 SOC 1990.021 The Carousel Rider deals with a one boy’s development built around his experiences with the carousel carvers from the turn of the century. It shows his state of mind as he goes from the city … Continue reading

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The Fast

Dan Blaukopf #087 LOV 1990.011 The Fast is four stories linked by a common theme, a kind of spiritual pilgrimage. The fast, itself, a charitable event for world hunger foisted on a Friend’s meeting, is an anti-banquet for lost souls. … Continue reading

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How To Succeed As A Successful Woman, Or Keeping A Stiff Upper Lip

Barbara Kingsley #090 SOC 1990.020 Losing her husband and child early in WWII, the author survived many tragedies and went on to have successful careers in three different countries, as well as two more happy marriages and another child. How … Continue reading

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