WorldCat Identities

Robinson, Spider

Overview
Works: 85 works in 341 publications in 6 languages and 12,785 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Manuscripts  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Quotations  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PS3568.O3156, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Spider Robinson
 
Most widely held works by Spider Robinson
Variable star by Robert A Heinlein( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young lovers are forced apart by pride, power, and the immensity of interstellar time and space, in an authorized version of an unfinished novel by Hugo Award-winning late science fiction master Robert Heinlein
Callahan's con by Spider Robinson( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and Czech and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the discreet little Key West bar that Jake Stonebender established, Fast Eddie Costigan learned to curse back at parrots as he played the house piano; the Reverend Tom Hauptman learned to tend bar bare-chested, and Long-Drink McGonnigle discovered the margarita. Nobody even noticed them save the universe. Unfortunately, they find the bar targeted by the local mafia, and then Jake's wife, Zoey, misuses a time machine and finds herself stranded out of time
Stardance by Spider Robinson( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shara Drummond goes to space, where her life is devoted to creating a weightless art form that is to dance as three dimensions are to two. Then aliens arrive, beings of pure light who dance forever between the stars. Their dancing is a form of communication as far beyond language as language is beyond the grunting of apes
Callahan's Key by Spider Robinson( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States has lost control of its space defense system and now the entire planet is in deadly peril. The job of saving everyone falls to bar owner Jake Stonebender, his wife, his superintelligent toddler, a misunderstood genius named Nikola Tesla and a host of other screwball characters
The free lunch by Spider Robinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike, a young teen from the near future, escapes into a wonderful amusement park called Dreamworld. He teams with another refugee named Annie, and together they set out to save Dreamworld from its enemies
Telempath by Spider Robinson( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Callahan touch by Spider Robinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callahan's Crosstime Saloon is just a memory, but a new bar is taking its place as the hottest watering hole in the galaxy: Mary's Place. Opening Night draws the old gang-Jake, Doc, and Fast Eddie-as well as some strange new faces. After all, all beings are welcome, as long as they don't stiff the bartender
Callahan's lady by Spider Robinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the galaxy's most outrageously bizarre bordello, Callahan's girlfriend, Lady Sally, and her staff service a diverse clientele including priests, cabbies, KGB agents, and purebred werebeagles
Time pressure by Spider Robinson( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The one-way mission of Rachel, a beautiful woman from another civilization, is to collect data on the past of the human race
Callahan's legacy by Spider Robinson( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about a bar on Long Island frequented by science fiction characters. They range from talking dogs to immortals. The novel is a collection of their bar stories, most of them in a humorous vein
Variable star by Robert A Heinlein( Recording )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young lovers are forced apart by pride, power, and the immensity of interstellar time and space, in an authorized version of an unfinished novel by the late science fiction master
Lady slings the booze by Spider Robinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Callahan's wife is back and business is booming. The word in the universe is that Lady Sally really knows how to give her customers a good time. Attracting unusual characters, her establishment is a remarkable place where a jinxed private detective can change his luck and a telepath is twice the woman she seems
Starseed by Spider Robinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a personal tragedy destroys her hopes for fame as a dancer on Earth, Rain McLeod volunteers for the Starseed Foundation, a symbiotic lifeform that enables her to defy the laws of gravity in space
Very bad deaths by Spider Robinson( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grieving over the death of his beloved wife, Russell Walker seeks refuge deep in the British Columbia wilderness, but he soon finds himself caught in the middle of a series of mass murders perpetrated by a sadistic serial killer
Rocket ship Galileo by Robert A Heinlein( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three teenagers and an older scientist develop their own atomic rocket, solve their own space problems and blast off for the moon in spite of mysterious setbacks
Starmind by Spider Robinson( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man obtains a job in a hotel in space and moves there with his family. The novel describes the wife's problems in adjusting to the new environment, so different from life on earth. Eventually she has an affair. By the authors of Starseed
Very bad deaths by Spider Robinson( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russell Walker, who has escaped grief by becoming a hermit in the woods of Canada, finds himself in the precarious role of intermediary between a telepath called Smelly and a skeptical police officer who needs Smelly's help to track down a serial killer
Callahan's legacy by Spider Robinson( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about a bar on Long Island frequented by science fiction characters. They range from talking dogs to immortals. The novel is a collection of their bar stories, most of them in a humorous vein
The Callahan chronicals by Spider Robinson( )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This omnibus edition contains the trilogy of science-fiction books that introduced the world to Mike Callahan and all of the regulars at Callahan's Place. Callahan's Crosstime Saloon is the neighborhood tavern to all of time and space, where the regulars are anything but. These time travelers, talking dogs, alcoholic vampires, and cybernetic aliens really, truly care about each other. Time Travelers Strictly Cash is the policy. Lay your money on the bar and after drinking, make a toast and throw the glass into the fireplace. It's an odd tradition, but one that's led to some interesting stories. Callahan's Secret may be one that nobody would guess, or it may be as simple as listening to all those post-toast stories. After all, shared pain is lessened and shared joy is increased--a concept that could, after a few drinks, lead to saving the world
Very hard choices by Spider Robinson( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the shattering death of his beloved wife, aging baby-boomer Russell Walker had wanted only to hide from the world in the woods of British Columbia. Instead, an old college acquaintance called Smelly, who was a telepath, had knocked on his door and demanded his help in stopping a serial killer who made Hannibal Lector look like a boy scout. They had managed to convince Nika, a hard-headed and skeptical police officer, and the trio had stopped the killer, though nearly at the cost of their own lives, and things could go back to normal . . . they thought. -- fantasticfiction.co.uk
 
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Alternative Names
Robinson, Spider

Spider Robinson Canadees auteur

Spider Robinson Canadian author

Spider Robinson kanadischer Science-Fiction-Autor

Робинсон, Спайдер

ロビンスン, スパイダー

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Callahan's conCallahan's KeyThe free lunchTelempathThe Callahan touchCallahan's ladyCallahan's legacyVariable star