: Even Cowgirls Get the Blues: A Novel (): Tom Robbins: Books. The whooping crane rustlers are girls. Young girls. Cowgirls, as a matter of fact, all “bursting with dimples and hormones”—and the FBI. “Even Cowgirls Get the Blues” is a Whole Earth narrative, a laid back Tom Robbins is one of our best practioners of high foolishness. □.

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Julian and Sissy meet and instantly discover a they have a connection. As she hitchhikes across the United States, Sissy learns valuable life lessons that inform her of the person she is destined to become. The cowgirls take command of the ranch from the Countess, and drug the cranes with ton.

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I hated this book. Just as no man is an island, no beach is totally “owned” geet someone. I felt so cheated at the end. Robbins tells Sissy’s story through a mixture of love, humor, and descriptive language. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Made myself finish it because I’d been told I’d love Robbins, but this was my introduction and I never looked back.

If this sentence has been a snake you’d have bitten it. She is also conflicted over her relationships with Jelly Bean and the Chink. Fuck that, not happening, I can’t stand him, and I feel like if Cowgifls were to ever meet him in public it would take everything in my power not to punch him in his arrogant little face.

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Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins

So I would put the book down again and stare. A talented but disenchanted high school student seeking more advanced instruction sneaks inside the ivy covered gates of nearby Brown University. A hilarious and engaging read that also questioned and affirmed pieces of my own life in powerful ways. This sentence is a double Cancer with a Pisces rising. Jul 12, Marilou K. In the rest of the book–well, I have never ready a book in which there is so much going on while nothing is happening, if that makes any sense No.

Robbins pretends he is writing a treatise robbuns female rights, starring lesbians and cowgirls and a hitchhiking philosopheress with a strange but wonderful disfigurement who all resist s society’s inclination to turn them into homemakers. The purpose of this over-investment is to make those parts figure as the missing phallus. There have been many great drivers but only one great passenger.

View all 5 comments. You will walk away from this novel not only because it is gross, or because you have pieces of Tim Robbin’s genius on your facebut also because you wont be able to figure out why someone so apparently gifted would write about this trivial crap. Parts of this book are poetry. His voice came alive when reading the scene from the bus in robbns where Roxanne first goes cowgitls, a scene that deftly combines compassion, humor and desperation.

I’m not nearly as clever as Tim Robbins. The first thing we learn about Sissy Hankshaw, besides that she gom disproportionately large thumbs, is that she is incredibly beautiful. Though the author does sometimes have a charming way with words, more often than not that way is overshadowed by his by-now-extremely-dated New Age philosophy and “aren’t-I-a-fantastic-writer?


I’d mail a copy to George W. First, photographers cover her thumbs in photos; eventually, she gets surgery to fix one thumb.

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But ended up loving it and reading it slow because I didn’t want it to end. There, she is considered to be somewhat cowgorls a spectacle.

A story of amour fou. This sentence is made of lead and a sentence of lead gives a reader an entirely different sensation from one made of magnesium. I chose the back of the seat. He is a creative literary genius and he throws it in your face all throughout this book. Anyways, classic Tom Robbins style keeps this an interesting read, with a fair amount of hilarious static to sort through before getting messages.

Because it isn’t a realistic look at the gay lifestyle as it’s “supposed” to be lived? I hope the book sells and sells and winds up changing the brainscape of America, which sure could use it.

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There’s a sample of it. Really – ever My all-time, absolute, favorite book ever. Even the famous stars in Malibu, with their yards fronting the beach, can’t yell, “Get off my beach-lawn”—although they’ve tried. Another reason I don’t robbine you is because back Okay so overall I did like this book, but I am not giving it more then these two stars.