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Stone, Robert 1937-2015

Overview
Works: 106 works in 603 publications in 17 languages and 27,146 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Psychological fiction  Sea stories  Pictorial works  Biography  Juvenile works  War stories 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Signer, Contributor, Editor, Conceptor, Translator
Classifications: PS3569.T6418, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Robert Stone
Damascus Gate by Robert Stone( Book )

35 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish and Christian terrorists unite in a scheme to blow up Islamic mosques on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The plot is discovered by Christopher Lucas, a Jewish-Catholic journalist from the U.S. writing a book on religious passions
Outerbridge reach by Robert Stone( Book )

38 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,491 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
Dog soldiers, a novel by Robert Stone( Book )

85 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,275 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
A flag for sunrise : a novel by Robert Stone( Book )

76 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,270 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 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes photographs of Saigon, Khe Sanh, the Tet and Easter offensives, the antiwar movement, and withdrawl
Bay of souls by Robert Stone( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,605 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
Death of the black-haired girl by Robert Stone( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,559 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
Children of light by Robert Stone( Book )

33 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,534 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 )

59 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,132 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 )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 894 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 )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 870 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( )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 759 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 632 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 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeds of war by James Nachtwey( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog soldiers by Robert Stone( Recording )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 250 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
Dispatches by Michael Herr( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 246 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
Death of the black-haired girl by Robert Stone( Recording )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 208 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 authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Stephen Crane( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 154 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
A flag for sunrise by Robert Stone( Recording )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotional, dramatic and philosophical novel about Americans drawn into a small Central American country on the brink of revolution
 
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Outerbridge reachDog soldiers, a novelA flag for sunrise : a novelBay of soulsChildren of lightA hall of mirrorsFun with problems : storiesBear and his daughter : stories