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Robert Olen Butler
Birth date: January 20, 1945
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Sheila's Reads rated it 3 years ago
Two page vignettes of what famous couples in history might think during sex. Some are funny. Most are not thinking of their partners. I found this a different way to think about sex. I enjoyed the stories about the Clintons, Nixons, Bushes, Cleo & Antony, and Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok. ...
Thewanderingjew rated it 4 years ago
Perfume River, Robert Olen Butler, author and narrator When the book opens, an older couple, Robert and Darla Quinlan are having dinner in the New Leaf Co-op. They are engaged in conversation and are quite comfortable in each other’s company. When a strange man enters who seems disheveled and obvio...
Cushla rated it 6 years ago
I am not a massive fan of spy thrillers and I hadn't haven't read the first Kit Cobb adventure but I throughly enjoyed this book.Well paced and fast moving with a real sense of place and time that really had me gripped. Femme fatales, deadly killers and a charming protagonist make for an exciting re...
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Read All The Things! Reviews rated it 6 years ago
This is probably the most creative concept for a book I’ve ever seen. Supposedly, a head remains conscious for 90 seconds after decapitation. The author takes historical figures, animals, and mythological creatures who were decapitated and writes 240-word prose-poems about what goes through their mi...
JDCMustReadBooks rated it 8 years ago
by Robert Olen Butler Publisher: Grove Press Publilcation Date: 8/6/2011 ISBN13: 9780802119872 Pages: 241 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 3 Stars A short quick novel about a couple who relives their life together, past and present as they are preparing for a divorce. The couple met in roma...
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