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Callahan's Crosstime Saloon (original 1977; edition 1999)

by Spider Robinson

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Title:Callahan's Crosstime Saloon
Authors:Spider Robinson
Info:Tor Science Fiction (1999), Paperback, 224 pages
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Callahan's crosstime saloon by Spider Robinson (1977)

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An anthology of amusing stories, some of them really about time travel! ( )
  DinadansFriend | May 8, 2014 |
This is my second copy of the first Callahan's book. I wore out the first. I've said it before, but LT is an expensive place to hang out. I keep finding books that I didn't know I'd missed (Off the Wall at Callahan's), and have to find them, and add them in. From the back cover:

"You got troubles?"

"Toe up to the line, and make a toast (the toast is mandatory). Then smash your glass in the big fireplace. It only costs half a buck at Callahan's Place, and it sure can feel good."

I looked for that bar for years, but I never found it.

(Cover Art from clear signature on the front; the one I've chosen is very similar, but not identical, to mine.) ( )
  Lyndatrue | Dec 10, 2013 |
This short novel grew out of Robinson's stories for Analog magazine. For lighthearted science fiction with at least a small dose of science, its hard to beat. The characters are interesting and the situations are quirky. Well written and fun to read. ( )
  Karlstar | Jan 17, 2012 |
Great book! This is a collection of very original short stories with quirky themes that all happen in Callahan's Saloon. This saloon is an amazing place where everyone who enters is accepted - no matter how odd they might be, granted absolution if they are willing to repent, and helped. A quick read that left me believing in the goodness of people. I would definitely recommend this book! ( )
  SuzReads | May 3, 2011 |
This and "Time Travelers Strictly Cash" are classics. They're funny, thought provoking and hilarious. And I really wish I could think of something punny to say about them. :-) ( )
  Awfki | Aug 16, 2008 |
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Spider Robinsonprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bova, BenIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Di Fate, Vincent, 1945-Cover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Callahan's Place is the neighborhood tavern to all of time and space, where the regulars are anything but. Pull up a chair, grab a glass of your favorite, and listen to the stories spun by time travelers, cybernetic aliens, telepaths...and a bunch of regular folks on a mission to save the world, one customer at a time.

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