The Resource Skinny legs and all, Tom Robbins

Skinny legs and all, Tom Robbins

Label
Skinny legs and all
Title
Skinny legs and all
Statement of responsibility
Tom Robbins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An 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 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?" --Publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robbins, Tom
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.O233
LC item number
S55 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sculptors
  • Belly dancers
  • Women artists
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Skinny legs and all, Tom Robbins
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9780553377880
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005280217
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)163203766
  • 1337179
  • (OCoLC)ocn163203766
  • (Pol)1337179
Label
Skinny legs and all, Tom Robbins
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9780553377880
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005280217
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)163203766
  • 1337179
  • (OCoLC)ocn163203766
  • (Pol)1337179

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