Skinny Legs and All
By (author) Tom Robbins
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Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins
Book DescriptionAn Arab and a Jew open a restaurant together across the street from the United Nations It sounds like the beginning of an ethnic joke, but it s the axis around which spins Tom Robbins s gutsy, fun-loving, and alarmingly provocative new novel, in which a bean can philosophizes, a dessert spoon mystifies, a young waitress takes on the New York art world, and a rowdy redneck welder discovers the lost god of Palestine while the illusions that obscure humanity s view of the true universe fall away, one by one, like Salome s veils. Skinny Legs and All deals, in Robbins s audacious manner, with today s most sensitive issues: race, politics, marriage, art, religion, money, and lust. It weaves lyrically through what some call the end days of our planet. Refusing to avert its gaze from the horrors of the apocalypse, it also refuses to let the alleged end of the world spoil its mood. And its mood is defiantly upbeat. In the gloriously inventive Tom Robbins style, here are characters, phrases, stories, and ideas that dance together on the page, wild and sexy, like Salome herself. Or was it Jezebel?"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780553377880
(210mm x 135mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Bantam USA
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1995
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Tom Robbins
Tom Robbins has been called a vital natural resource by "The Oregonian," one of the wildest and most entertaining novelists in the world by the "Financial Times" of London, and the most dangerous writer in the world today by Fernanda Pivano of Italy s Corriere della Sera. A Southerner by birth, Robbins has lived in and around Seattle since 1962."
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