Robert Hastings

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General Information

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Name: Robert Hastings

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1924 in Marion, Illinois

Died: 1997 Springfield, Illinois

Website: robertjhastings.com



Illinois Connection

Robert lived most of his life in Springfield, Il.

Biographical and Professional Information

Robert Hastings was an ordained Baptist Minister who wrote books about his boyhood during the Great Depression.

Published Works

  • Tinyburg Tales, Broadman, 1983
  • Tinyburg Revisited, Broadman, 1988
  • Glorious is Thy Name!: B.B. McKinney, The Man and His Music , Broadman, 1986
  • A Penny`s Worth of Minced Ham, Another Look at the Great Depression, Southern Illinois University Press, 1986
  • "Nickel's Worth of Skim Milk: A Boy's View of the Great Depression", Southern Illinois University, 1986
  • The Answer Book for Writers and Storytellers, Privately printed, 1991
  • O Happy Day and Other Tinyburg Tales, Broadman, 1992
  • Samuel: The Inspiring Story of How an Amish Boy's Tragedy Brought Two Worlds Together, Longstreet Press, 1997

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Tinyburg Tales

ISBN: 0805452184
Release Date: 1983-12

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Tinyburg Revisited

ISBN: 0805457356
Release Date: 1988-07

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Glorious is Thy name!: B.B. McKinney, the man and his music

ISBN: 0805472304
Release Date: 1986

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Penny's Worth of Minced Ham: Another Look at the Great Depression (Shawnee Books)

ISBN: 0809313049
Release Date: 1986-11-17

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Nickel's Worth of Skim Milk: A Boy's View of the Great Depression (Shawnee Books)

ISBN: 0809313057
Release Date: 1986-09-22

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The Answer Book for Writers and Storytellers

ISBN: 0960070605
Release Date: 1991-03

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O Happy Day and Other Tinyburg Tales: It's Never Too Late to Go Back and Visit

ISBN: 0805457410
Release Date: 1992-08

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Samuel: The Inspiring Story of How an Amish Boy's Tragedy Brought Two Worlds Together

ISBN: 1563524376
Release Date: 1997-09

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Literary Awards

Lincoln Library Writer of the Year for Samuel: Tha Amish Boy Who Lived.

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Robert Hastings on WorldCat

Robert Hastings on Amazon

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