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Flynn, Robert 1932-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 161 publications in 2 languages and 13,919 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Biography  Western stories  Juvenile works  Christian fiction, American  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3556.L9, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Flynn
Tie-Fast country by Robert Flynn( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chance Carter doesn't like his grandmother Rista. When he learns her health is failing, the only thing compelling him to leave Florida for Texas is his status as the sole heir to her million-dollar ranch. Yet when he pays her a visit, he learns the reality of the past--including why Rista shot both her husband and the man who may have been Chance's father. The surprising truths force Chance to reconsider everything he thinks he knows
North to yesterday by Robert Flynn( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in English and German and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, Lampassas has given up cowpunching to be an obedient husband and south Texas shopkeeper. When his wife dies of influenza, the aging cowboy puts on his spurs again. With his 17-year-old son at his side, Lampassas heads out on a longhorn cattle drive
North to yesterday by Robert Flynn( )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, Lampassas has given up cowpunching to be an obedient husband and south Texas shopkeeper. But when his wife dies of influenza, the aging cowboy puts on his spurs again. With his 17-year-old son at his side, Lampassas heads out on a longhorn cattle drive
Wanderer Springs by Robert Flynn( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the new highway being constructed avoids Wanderer Springs, the town is left to wither in the dust. Will Callaghan, back for a funeral, remembers the town's sometimes funny, sometimes paintul past, including the time he cost his high school the football championship. Through Will's remembrances the past comes back to life, and Wanderer Springs regains its identity
The sounds of rescue, the signs of hope by Robert Flynn( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II pilot Greg Wallace is shot down over the Pacific. Luckily, he bails out and makes his way to land to await rescue. But with each day that passes, it grows less likely that a rescuer will ever come
In the house of the Lord by Robert Flynn( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat Shahan, 35, is minister of a Protestant church in an unnamed city. During one typical day filled with budget problems and self-centered parishioners, Pat keeps up an internal dialog with his God--a deity who can sound like Pat's mother or father, but often sounds like the clergyman's own voice. The day begins with a fund-raising Crusade where the agenday may be Fleece the Sheep. Yet it ends with Pat's yearning to Love His Sheep instead
Wanderer Springs : a novel by Robert Flynn( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remembrances of life in a small town
In the house of the Lord by Robert Flynn( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1991 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last klick : a novel by Robert Flynn( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heat of action a Vietnam War correspondent abandons a newsman's impartiality, takes a rifle from a fallen soldier and starts firing, killing several of the enemy. This turns him into a celebrity, until he is accused of taking part in a massacre of civilians
The sounds of rescue, the signs of hope by Robert Flynn( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greg Wallace, a young World War II pilot from Texas, is stranded on a Pacific island after his plane is shot down. Well-trained and basically a decent man, he settles in to wait for rescue in a fashion that will do his military training credit. But as the novel deepens, it is increasingly obvious--to reader and to Gregory Wallace--that rescue is a dream
Tie-fast country : a novel by Robert Flynn( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In alternating chapters from past to present, Chance Carter, former general manager of a TV station in Florida, learns about his grandmother Rista, his family's ranch in Texas, and the mysteries and secrets of his family and of their impact on him
The devil's tiger by Robert Flynn( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When tigers begin attacking people in Texas, only Arina Yeroskin, a veterinarian who was in on the experimental program that infected animals with a virulent form of rickettsia, "and the reader--knows why the post-communist Russian government wants their prize animals dead, not alive."--Jacket
Paul Baker and the integration of abilities by Robert Flynn( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with the hyenas : short stories by Robert Flynn( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen stories in three sections: war, armistice and peace. In A Boy and His Dog, set during the Vietnam War, a soldier analyzes his feelings for his dog when it fails to locate a landmine which kills a comrade. In Land of the Free, a black family stands up to racism in a Texas town
Seasonal rain and other stories by Robert Flynn( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echoes of glory by Robert Flynn( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story set during the Reagan era that centers on a small Texas county that embraces its legends, not its actual history, and what happens as the population of a small town changes
When I was just your age by Robert Flynn( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As they reminisce about their childhood, thirteen interviewees chronicle life in Texas and other parts of the West during the early part of the twentieth century
Slouching toward Zion and more lies by Robert Flynn( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Robert Flynn has gathered twenty-three stories that have hope, faith, and love as their common denominator." "Included in the collection are "The Rest of the Story," wherein the author retells select Biblical stories and parables supplying heretofore expurgated details with an exquisitely agonizing truth; "Ten Mistakes God Make," which treats with candor religious politics, elitism, and the unexplained nature of what makes us believe; "The Trouble with Eve" and "Redemption," which are at heart stories of how one grapples with, avoids, questions, and finally resigns to - love; and "Chicken Soup for the Damned," a fable cum corporate biography retelling of the Savior's story."--Jacket
Lawful abuse : how the century of the child became the century of the corporation by Robert Flynn( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful indictment of America's abandonment of human beings, and children in particular, in favor of corporations, this account exposes the child labor, indentured servitude, and child slavery that are undeniable parts of American history. Arguing that following the election of Ronald Reagan legislations began support corporations at the expense of the American people, this book demonstrates how this nation's intellectual capital was squandered. Deregulation and lax enforcement caused unnecessary deaths to workers in many fields, but far greater are the numbers of deaths and disabilities to
A personal war in Vietnam by Robert Flynn( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Wanderer Springs : a novel
Alternative Names
Robert Flynn Amerikaans romanschrijver

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Languages
English (133)

German (2)

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Wanderer Springs : a novelIn the house of the LordTie-fast country : a novelThe devil's tigerPaul Baker and the integration of abilitiesEchoes of glorySlouching toward Zion and more liesA personal war in Vietnam