WorldCat Identities

Greene, Bob

Overview
Works: 71 works in 327 publications in 5 languages and 19,009 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Anecdotes  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Interviews  Records and correspondence  Biographies  Case studies  Autobiographies  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: D769.85.N2, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Greene
Once upon a town : the miracle of the North Platte Canteen by Bob Greene( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the North Platte Canteen in Nebraska describes how its citizens transformed the train depot into a haven of companionship, home-cooked food, and music for passing World War II servicemen
Homecoming : when the soldiers returned from Vietnam by Bob Greene( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam veterans recount what happened to them upon their return to the U.S
Rebound : the odyssey of Michael Jordan by Bob Greene( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Chinese and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows NBA star Michael Jordan for two years, beginning with the murder of his father, continuing through his retirement from basketball, his short baseball career, and his shaky return to the Chicago Bulls
Fraternity : a journey in search of five presidents by Bob Greene( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains interviews with former presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan
Good morning, Merry Sunshine : a father's journal of his child's first year by Bob Greene( Book )

19 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in 6 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations of the first year of the life of Amanda Sue Greene
To our children's children : preserving family histories for generations to come by Bob Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors present techniques involving hundreds of questions which will provide material for family histories. The questions range from "The house of your growing up" to "Romance and relationships" to "Hard questions: Extra credit."
Cheeseburgers, the best of Bob Greene by Bob Greene( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chevrolet summers, Dairy Queen nights by Bob Greene( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the color and richness of a novel, Chevrolet Summers, Dairy Queen Nights leads us across the country to chronicle the people, places, and passions at its secret heart. Greene tells the stories that don't make the headlines - funny, gripping, warm, chilling, sentimental, exhilarating. A small-town cop saves a child's life by double-checking, on a hunch, a closed case of suspected abuse. Frank Sinatra, on his last concert tour, shares off-the-cuff wisdom about fame, craft, and shifting fortunes. The Mall of America, on the Minnesota plains, stands as a surreal symbol of our nation at its best and worst. An impoverished father gives his son the best trip he can - on the free trains out to Atlanta's airport boarding gates
All summer long : a novel by Bob Greene( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The premise of All Summer Long is simple and immediately seductive: three men, best friends when they were boys - Ben, now a prominent television journalist; Ronnie, a wheeling-and-dealing CEO; and Michael, a schoolteacher - meet again at their twenty-fifth high school reunion, and realize that the most cherished times of their lives happened in the summers of their youth: the summers of the closest friendships, the most rhapsodic loves, the most exuberant days and nights of all. They decide to put their careers and families on hold, and to give themselves something priceless - one more summer in the sun
American beat by Bob Greene( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of stories about a variety of everyday people that present a picture of the history of America
He was a midwestern boy on his own by Bob Greene( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a new collection of essays compiled from recent newspaper and magazine articles, the author describes his date with both Doublemint twins, a convention of women named Linda, and other offbeat experiences
The 50-year dash : the feelings, foibles, and fears of being half-a-century old by Bob Greene( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feelings, foibles, and fears of being half a century old
Once upon a town : the miracle of the North Platte Canteen by Bob Greene( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Greene reveals the story of the North Platte Canteen, a railroad stop in North Platte, Nebraska, through which would pass trains bearing United States soldiers en route to Europe or the Pacific. Volunteers from the city of twelve thousand made it a place where soldiers could enjoy music, home-cooked food, magazines and friendly conversation, if only for a short time. Based on interviews with North Platte residents and the GIs who once passed through
Johnny Deadline, reporter : the best of Bob Greene by Bob Greene( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the kitchen table : families offer messages of hope for generations to come( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We didn't have none of them fat funky angels on the wall of Heartbreak Hotel, and other reports from America by Bob Greene( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fraternity : [a journey in search of five presidents] by Bob Greene( Recording )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over fifteen years ago, bestselling author and journalist Bob Greene decided to take vacation trips in search of history, an uncharted excursion to meet as many presidents of our country as possible. Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan (who the day before Greene was to meet him announced he has Alzheimer's, and so wasn't able to be interviewed) and George H.W. Bush invited Bob to various destinations across the country, sitting down to talk to him one-on-one. On the record, without press secretaries or handlers, these interviews are candid and surprising - each former president answering such questions as "what's it like to be the most powerful person in the world?"; "what is retirement like for someone who was once the most powerful man in the world?"; "what is it like to be known by all but known by no one?" Part memoir, part history, part oral biography, this is a slice of pure Americana" -- container
Rebound : the odyssey of Michael Jordan by Bob Greene( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jordan discusses his innermost thoughts about the remarkable journey his recent life has taken
Duty : a father, his son, and the man who won the war by Bob Greene( Book )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duty is the story of three lives connected by history, proximity, and blood, In one soldier's memory of a mission that transformed the world--and in a son's last attempt to grasp his father's ingrained sense of honor and duty--lies a powerful tribute to the ordinary heroes of an extraordinary time in American life
The 50-year dash by Bob Greene( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist's humorous and nostalgic ruminations on his life at the half-century mark. He reflects wistfully on the youthful joys of junk food and junk music, the thrill of anticipation of his first kiss, and the lost innocence of the America he knew as a child
 
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Once upon a town : the miracle of the North Platte Canteen
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Rebound : the odyssey of Michael JordanFraternity : a journey in search of five presidentsTo our children's children : preserving family histories for generations to comeChevrolet summers, Dairy Queen nightsAll summer long : a novelHe was a midwestern boy on his ownThe 50-year dash : the feelings, foibles, and fears of being half-a-century oldOnce upon a town : the miracle of the North Platte Canteen
Alternative Names
Bob Greene Amerikaans journalist

Bob Greene journaliste américain

Bob Greene periodista estadounidense

Greene, Robert Bernard

Боб Грин

그린, 밥

グリーン, ボブ

ボブ・グリーン

Languages
English (208)

Japanese (23)

Chinese (6)

Korean (4)

Dutch (1)