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Fat Ollie"s Book (87th Precinct Series)
by Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Written in English
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An encroachment into the so-called literary genre is also evident. Everyone wants to get in on this good thing -- including, it seems, Detective/First Grade Oliver Wendell Weeks, a regular in Ed McBain's 87th Precinct series, who takes the starring role in Fat Ollie's Book. Buy Fat Ollie's Book: A Novel of the 87th Precinct Reprint by McBain, Ed (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5.
Skip to main content. LOGIN / REGISTER ; GET A LIBRARY CARD ; DONATE ; SEARCH. The whole site ; elibrary only. Fat Ollie's Book B. type. Book; genre. Fiction; Fat Ollie Weeks is a detective in the 88th Precinct. For lunch he orders four hamburgers, two sides of fries, two glasses of milk, and a blueberry Author: Gregory Kirschling.
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Fat Ollie's Book is a clever story that contains a book within a book. When leaving the scene where a councilman was murdered, Detective/First Grade Oliver Wendell Weeks ("Fat Ollie") realizes that he now has to find two perpetrators, the person who killed Councilman Henderson and the person who stole a novel from his squad car during the /5.
What makes this a particularly appealing and funny book is the book the one that Fat Ollie wrote, and plans to publish. This novel is beyond bad, and the reader gets to see pages of it and howl. Even better, it is stolen, and a criminal believes it to be nonfiction/5(89).
Fat Ollie's Book: A Novel of the 87th Precinct (87th Precinct Mysteries Book 52) - Kindle edition by McBain, Ed. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Fat Ollie's Book: A Novel of the 87th Precinct (87th Precinct Mysteries Book 52)/5(69).
Fat Ollie’s Book 1 RESPONSE TIME—from the moment someone at the Martin Luther King Memorial Hall dialed to the moment in the Eight-Eight’s Boy sector rolled up—was exactly four minutes and twenty-six seconds.4/5(32). Where does Fat Ollie's Book rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far.
On a scale of of the audiobooks I've listened to so far (which aren't many as of yet), Fat Ollie ranks a 9. What did you like best about this story. Michael Arkin is a good reader and his pace is perfect -. Fat Ollie, not an incompetent detective but quite willing to let others carry the load if circumstances warrant, shifts the burden of the investigation to Steve Carella and Bert Kling while he pursues a case far more important to himself - the theft of the sole existing copy of the manuscript of, well, Fat Ollie's book, a detective thriller 5/5(5).
In real life, this was a white man named William “Fats” Donner. Ollie had changed Donner’s name and description for fictitious purposes and also because he did not wish to get sued later on by a fat junkie snitch.
In fact, Donner was not merely fat, he was Fats. And “Fats” was “fat” in the plural. Fats Donner was obese. He was Reviews: The Paperback of the Fat Ollie's Book: A Novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(3).
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Fat Ollie's Book by Ed McBain pp, Orion, £ Academics would describe what happens in the latest Ed McBain book as intertextuality - although its. Fat Ollie's Book by Ed McBain - All at once, Fat Ollie Weeks had a truly brilliant idea But as any real writer could tell you, that's how inspiration strikes Released on: Octo Fat Ollie’s Book - Fat Ollie’s Book audiobook, by Ed McBain Murders happen every day in the big bad city.
They're not such a big deal, you know. Even when the victim is a city councilman as well-known as Lester Henderson. But this is the first time Fat Ollie Weeks of the 88th Precinct has written a novel, ah yes. Called Report to the Commissioner, it. But this is the first time Fat Ollie Weeks of the 88th Precinct has written a novel, ah yes.
Called Report to the Commissioner, it follows a cunning detective named Olivia Wesley Watts, who, apart from being female and slim, is rather like Fat Ollie himself. While Ollie's responding to the squeal about the dead councilman, his leather dispatch.
FAT OLLIE'S BOOK is a fantastic police procedural that focuses on two investigations and contains hilarious excerpts from the “bad” book. The story line satirizes the police procedural sub-genre leaves no one standing and especially skinned is Ed McBain. Fat Ollie's Book Either you like Ed Mc Bain's 87th Precinct novels or you don't.
This one is better than some but worse than most as it contains large portions of the book written by one of the detectives. The syntax and vocabulary errors he makes get old in a hurry. Still, the characters in the book are entertaining as always and the plot was /5(9).
FAT OLLIE'S BOOK is that Steve Carella is 40 years old. Given that he was around 25 when Ed McBain published COP HATER, the first 87th Precinct novel, inthat certainly demonstrates an ability to age gracefully.
Like Carella, the 87th Precinct series and McBain have aged well and, if FAT OLLIE'S BOOK is any indication, still have plenty. Fat Ollie, of the gross appetite and the even grosser ignorance of political correctness, played a surprisingly heroic role in the last 87th Precinct novel, Money, Money, Money ().
Now he. Fat Ollie’s Book audiobook, by Ed McBain Murders happen every day in the big bad city. They're not such a big deal, you know. Even when the victim is a city councilman as well-known as Lester Henderson. But this is the first time Fat Ollie Weeks of the 88th Precinct has written a novel, ah yes.
Called Report to the Commissioner, it. McBain's ongoing love with Weeks, the fat, bigoted, but successful detective, is an enjoyable and funny addition in this more limited appearance instead of the starring role in Fat Ollies' Book.
These side storylines are really for the faithful fan of the series, but should also lead the new readers to search out the older books in the series. FAT OLLIE’S BOOK. A Novel of the 87th Precinct. by Ed McBain. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe.
Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Detective Oliver Wendell Weeks, the “equal-opportunity bigot” of the 88th Precinct who thinks of himself as “discerning,” gets his own case when someone.
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Fat Ollie's book. [Ed McBain] -- While investigating a councilman's murder with Kling and Carella, Fat Ollie's manuscript for a novel he is writing is stolen from a briefcase in his car.Fat Ollie's Book: A Novel of the 87th Precinct by McBain, Ed Book The Fast Free.
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