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Stone, Robert 1937-2015

Works: 109 works in 506 publications in 15 languages and 26,753 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Personal narratives  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Pictorial works  War stories  Juvenile works  Sea fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Signer, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Contributor, Translator, Conceptor
Classifications: PS1449.C85, 813.4
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Outerbridge reach by Robert Stone( Book )

40 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of a man pitted against the sea, society, and himself, depicting the drama unfolding from a single fateful moment of decision
A flag for sunrise : a novel by Robert Stone( Book )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A priest, a nun, an anthropologist with CIA connections, a soldier of fortune and the contraband runners he joins are all drawn into events in a Central American country on the brink of revolution
Images of war by Julene Fischer( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes photographs of Saigon, Khe Sanh, the Tet and Easter offensives, the antiwar movement, and withdrawl
Death of the black-haired girl by Robert Stone( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to save his marriage by ending an illicit affair with an incandescent but difficult student, college professor Steven Brookman discovers that the young woman's passions are not easily curtailed and that their relationship has more complicated ramifications than either anticipated
Bay of souls by Robert Stone( Book )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becoming involved with new faculty member Lara, who claims to be possessed, professor Michael Ahearn journeys to Lara's native island of St. Trinity, where he is enmeshed in a smuggling scheme
Children of light by Robert Stone( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1994 in English and German and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful screenwriter and actor, now under the influence of alcohol and drugs, goes on location to the filming of a movie he had written and is drawn to a former lover, an actress who has also fallen prey to drugs, alcohol, and her own emotional instability
A hall of mirrors by Robert Stone( Book )

30 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rheinhardt, a disk jockey and failed musician, rolls into New Orleans looking for work and another chance in life. What he finds is a woman physically and psychically damaged by the men in her past and a job that entangles him in a right-wing political movement. Peopled with civil rights activists, fanatical Christians, corrupt politicians, and demented Hollywood stars, A Hall of Mirrors vividly depicts the dark side of America that erupted in the sixties. To quote Wallace Stegner, "Stone writes like a bird, like an angel, like a circus barker, like a con man, like someone so high on pot that he is scraping his shoes on the stars."
Fun with problems : stories by Robert Stone( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A volume of short works includes the stories of a screenwriter's decades-long affair with a drug-addicted actress, a Silicon Valley executive who receives an unwelcome guest, and a scuba diver who guides uneasy newlyweds to a point of no return
Bear and his daughter : stories by Robert Stone( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seven stories. In the title piece a poet and his grown daughter drink away the night, avoiding any mention of an incestuous relationship in their past, Miserere is on a woman who collects aborted fetuses to give them to a priest for religious burial, and Aquarius Obscured is on a talking dolphin
Damascus Gate by Robert Stone( )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christopher Lucas, unsure of his own beliefs, is wandering through Jerusalem, working on an article about religious mania. When he meets Sonia Barnes, dusky nightclub singer, devoted Sufi and mystic, he is entranced. As Sonia helps Lucas meet some of the visionaries and gurus who fill the city, the two suddenly find that they have become pawns in a fanatical bombing plot. Its target is no less than the Temple Mount, the city's holiest site."--Container insert
The quiet American by Graham Greene( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel is a study of New World hope and innocence set in an Old World of violence. The scene is Saigon in the violent years when the French were desperately trying to hold their footing in the Far East. The principal characters are a skeptical British journalist, his attractive Vietnamese mistress, and an eager young American sent out by Washington on a mysterious mission
The Best American short stories, 1992( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeds of war by James Nachtwey( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dispatches by Michael Herr( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest examples of war journalism ever written, Michael Herr's collection of dispatches from the front lines of the Vietnam War reveal with shattering impact how that war differed from any combat theatre fought before. Herr's clearheaded yet unsparing retellings of the day-to-day events in Vietnam take on the force of poetry, capturing the unique flavor of the time and place and finding clarity in one of the most incomprehensible events in our modern era. A National Book Critics Circle finalist and highly acclaimed upon its publication, this modern classic retains its powerful resonance as America finds itself in the midst of another military quagmire
Dog soldiers by Robert Stone( Recording )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Saigon during the waning days of the Vietnam War, a small-time journalist named John Converse thinks he'll find action--and profit--by getting involved in a big-time drug deal. But back in the States, things go horribly wrong for him. Dog Soldiers perfectly captures the underground mood of America in the 1970s, when amateur drug dealers and hippies encountered profiteering cops and professional killers--and the price of survival was dangerously high
Radio bikini( Visual )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In July 1946 on Bikini Atoll, the United States tests two atomic bombs--code named "Operation Crossroads." This incident was the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history before Chernobyl
Death of the black-haired girl by Robert Stone( Recording )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant but careless professor at the college, Steven Brookman has reluctantly decided that for the sake of his marriage and his soul, he must extricate himself from his relationship with Maud Stack, his dazzling student, whose papers are always late and too long, but always brilliant. Maud, however, is a young woman whose passions, personal, intellectual, and social, are not easily contained or curtailed, and their union and their rift will yield tragic and long-reaching consequences
The red badge of courage : an episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During his service in the Civil War, a young Union soldier matures to manhood and finds peace of mind as he comes to grips with his conflicting emotions about war
Prime green : remembering the sixties by Robert Stone( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the New York City of Kline and De Kooning to the jazz era of New Orleans's French Quarter, to Ken Kesey's psychedelic California, Prime Green explores the 1960s in all its weird, innocent, turbulent, and fascinating glory. Building on personal vignettes from Robert Stone's travels across America, the legendary novelist offers not only a riveting and powerful memoir but also an unforgettable inside perspective on a unique moment in American history
Robert Stone interview with Kay Bonetti by Robert Stone( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Author Stone talks about his stories and novels, and how the latter form allows him to better address his concerns. He goes on to discuss his writing of the "American experience," and how this has involved him in religious and political issues. He also refutes criticism that his message is that of despair
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Bay of souls
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סטון, רוברט 1937-2015

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A flag for sunrise : a novelBay of soulsChildren of lightA hall of mirrorsFun with problems : storiesBear and his daughter : storiesDamascus GateThe quiet American