The Resource Skinny legs and all, Tom Robbins

Skinny legs and all, Tom Robbins

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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?"--Page 4 of cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.O233
LC item number
S55 2003
Literary form
fiction
Skinny legs and all, Tom Robbins
Label
Skinny legs and all, Tom Robbins
Publication
Note
"Bantam trade pbk. reissue"--Title page verso
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn163203766
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
422 pages
Isbn
9780553377880
Lccn
2005280217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)163203766

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