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The Callahan Touch

The Callahan Touch

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by Spider Robinson
     
 

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Opening night at Mary’s Place draws the refugees from the now-defunct Callahan’s Bar; and bartender Jake Stonebender quickly learns that Mary’s Place attracts as many bizarre events and persons – including a drunken leprechaun – as its beloved predecessor. The story, says Booklist, “hangs together on the strength of Jake's

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Opening night at Mary’s Place draws the refugees from the now-defunct Callahan’s Bar; and bartender Jake Stonebender quickly learns that Mary’s Place attracts as many bizarre events and persons – including a drunken leprechaun – as its beloved predecessor. The story, says Booklist, “hangs together on the strength of Jake's appealing voice and the bar scene, which is hip and witty.”

Written by Hugo and Nebula-Award winning author Spider Robinson.

Spider Robinson is a master storyteller…"
- Allen Steele

[Spider Robinson] "embodies the best of Sturgeon, Heinlein, and Asimov."
- David Gerrold

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
"Robinson's creative imagination is admirable."
John Varley
"Spider Robinson is the Tom Robbins of the 21st century."
Ben Bova
“Nobody’s perfect, but Spider comes pretty damned close.”
The Los Angeles Times
Spider Robinson is the hottest writer to hit science fiction since Harlan Ellison, and he can match the master’s frenetic energy and emotional intensity, arm-break for gut-wrench.”
The Vancouver Sun
"If one were given the task of creating Spider Robinson from scratch, the best way to do it would be to snatch James Joyce from history, force-feed him Marx Brothers films and good jazz for the better part of a decade, then turn him loose on a world badly in need of a look at itself."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012438584
Publisher:
Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date:
05/10/2011
Series:
The Callahan's Place Series , #6
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
240,333
File size:
687 KB

Meet the Author

Spider Robinson has published over thirty-five books since 1973, won three Hugos, a Nebula, the John W. Campbell Award, and numerous other international honours. In 2006 he became the first Writer In Residence at Vancouver’s H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, and in 2010 he was named sixth Writer In Residence at the Vancouver Public Library. He has written songs with David Crosby and Todd Butler, and recorded original music with Amos Garrett and Michael Creber. His award-winning podcast Spider On The Web has appeared regularly since 2007, and he has been Toastmaster at two World Science Fiction Conventions. He was married for 35 glorious years to Jeanne Robinson, a dancer, writer and Buddhist priest with whom he co-authored the Hugo- and Nebula-winning THE STARDANCE TRILOGY. For further information visit www.spiderrobinson.com.

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