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Stone, Robert 1937-2015

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Most widely held works by Robert Stone
Damascus Gate by Robert Stone( Book )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,504 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 )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,357 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 )

88 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,252 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 )

81 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,191 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 )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 1,600 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 )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Hebrew and held by 1,578 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 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,467 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 )

65 editions published between 1964 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rheinhardt, a disc jockey and failed musician, rolls into New Orleans in the aftermath of Mardi Gras looking for work and another chance in life. What he finds is a woman named Geraldine who is physically and psychically damaged by the men in her past, and a job that involves him with a right-wing political movement
Fun with problems : stories by Robert Stone( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 834 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 )

18 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 814 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
The quiet American by Graham Greene( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fabulous novel by one of the 20th century's greatest writers explores issues of guilt, complicity, and redemption in the context of the very early years of America's intervention in Vietnam
Damascus Gate by Robert Stone( )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 706 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 Best American short stories, 1997 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Katrina Kenison( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of twenty-four American short stories by authors such as Carolyn Cooke, Leonard Michaels, Clyde Edgerton, and Tobias Wolff. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1996
The Best American short stories, 1992( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of twenty American short stories by authors such as Rick Bass, Robert Olen Butler, Alice Mono, Joyce Carol Oates, and Tobias Wolff. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1991
The best American short stories, 1988( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil from her garden / Donald Barthelme -- Gryphon / Charles Baxter -- Janus / Ann Beattie -- The convict / Janes Lee Burke -- Star food / Ethan Canin -- Gossip / Frank Conroy --Communist / Richard Ford -- Bad company / Tess Gallagher -- Today will be a quiet day / Amy Hempel -- Doe season / David Michael Kaplan -- Three thousand dollars / David Lipsky -- Sportsmen / Thomas McGuane -- All my relations / Christopher McIlroy -- Monsieur les deux chapeaux / Alice Munro
Deeds of war by James Nachtwey( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs show the victims and suffering of war, and feature Nicaragua, El Salvador, Lebanon, the West Bank, Afghanistan, and Northern Ireland
Dispatches by Michael Herr( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 304 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 )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 244 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. His courier disappears-probably with his wife-and a corrupt Fed wants Converse to find them and the drugs. Or else. Dog Soldiers is a frightening, powerful, intense novel that perfectly captures the underground mood of America in the 1970s, when amateur drug dealers and hippies encountered profiteering cops and professional killers. Stone details an American drama of greed and violence in a world where life is cheap and the price of survival dangerously high
Chasing black gold by Robert Stone( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For two decades Robert Stone made his living on the high seas. A modern-day pirate, he was involvedin deep-sea diving, fishing, treasure-hunting and, more than anything else, smuggling, which brought him more money than he knew how to spend. Stone spent the last ten of his smuggling years in Africa, where he traded in illicit fuel. The murky waters of the Niger delta were his place of business as he operated in the most corrupt regime in the world, a place ruled by money and guns. He bought diesel directly from refineries and sold his black cargo to legitimate and illegitimate businesses all o
 
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Damascus Gate
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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