The Second Derivative of Irony [NOOK Book]

Overview

In "Mister Barnes or Mister Noble?" a timid woman stands up to an overbearing man who is harassing her lifelong friend.

In "The Bear in the Mimosa Tree," two children, out of boredom, seek out the "crazy man" in the neighborhood.

Screenwriters launch a sneaky gambit to assure their script gets read in "Pulling a Kissinger."

A smitten young ...

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The Second Derivative of Irony

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Overview

In "Mister Barnes or Mister Noble?" a timid woman stands up to an overbearing man who is harassing her lifelong friend.

In "The Bear in the Mimosa Tree," two children, out of boredom, seek out the "crazy man" in the neighborhood.

Screenwriters launch a sneaky gambit to assure their script gets read in "Pulling a Kissinger."

A smitten young man comes to grips with the idiosyncrasies of his girlfriend in "The Thing About Ophelia."

In "See How You Like Us Tomorrow," an obsessed female cop goes postal on all truckers after being abducted by one.

And in the title story, a nobody escapes his boring job at a New York publishing firm by dumpster-diving for a best-seller.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940032990895
  • Publisher: Daniel Koehler
  • Publication date: 1/4/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 248 KB

Meet the Author

Daniel Koehler is the author of four novels, "Flyover Country" (2004), "The Sleeping Cab" (2006), "Unbankerly Behavior" (2008), and "Splitting Washington" (2010). His short pieces have appeared in The Best of Tales From the South, The Birmingham Arts Journal, New Works Review, BareBack Magazine, Inner Sins, The Rusty Nail, The Storyteller, The Harvard Bulletin, among others. Literary honors include finalist status in three international screenplay competitions and regional awards for his short stories.

Prior to his writing career, he pursued professional interests in New York City. He has written software used extensively in the financial sector. He attended Leopold-Franzens Universit├Ąt in Innsbruck, Austria, and is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Harvard.

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