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The Contas Girl

Robert Olmstead

‘He always felt foolish after he finished making love to the Contas girl. He felt a little piece had been given up of its own will.’

Robert Olmstead

Robert Olmstead is the author of several novels including, America by Land, A Trail of the Heart's Blood Whenever We Go, Soft Water and most recently Coal Black Horse, which received the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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