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Robbins: Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

'This is one of those special novels - a piece of working magic, warm funny and sane - that you just want to ride off into the sunset with' - Thomas Pynchon Long-awaited new edition of classic Robbins novel that is still as fresh now as when originally published. Starring Sissy Hanshaw - flawlessly beautiful, almost - a small-time girl with big-time dreams and a thumb to match, you'll oh so easily find her hitchhiking her way into your heart, your hopes and your sleeping bag. Delicious. Review " This is one of those special novels--a piece of working magic, warm, funny, and san--that you just want to ride off into the sunset with." --Thomas Pynchon " The best fiction, so far, to come out of the American counterculture." --"Chicago Tribune Book World" "This is one of those special novels--a piece of working magic, warm, funny, and san--that you just want to ride off into the sunset with."-Thomas Pynchon "The best fiction, so far, to come out of the American counterculture."--"Chicago Tribune Book World ""Even Cowgirls Get the Blues comes as a magical gift, a brilliant affirmation of private visions and private wishes and their power to transform life and death." --"The Nation " Synopsis Starring Sissy Hanshaw - flawlessly beautiful, almost. A small-town girl with big-time dreams and a quirk to match - hitchhiking her way into your heart, your hopes, and your sleeping bag...Featuring; Bonanza Jellybean and the smooth-riding cowgirls of Rubber Rose Ranch. Chink; a lascivious guru of yams and yang. Julian; a Mohawk by birth, asthmatic aesthete and husband by disposition. Dr. Robbins; preventive psychiatrist and reality instructor...Follow Sissy's amazing odyssey from Virginia to chic Manhattan to the Dakota Badlands, where FBI agents, cowgirls, and ecstatic whooping cranes explode in a deliciously drawn-out climax... From the Inside Flap Starring Sissy Hanshaw--flawlessly beautiful, almost. A small-town girl with big-time dreams and a quirk to match--hitchhiking her way into your heart, your hopes, and your sleeping bags... Featuring Bonanza Jellybean and the smooth-riding cowgirls of Rubber Rose Ranch. Chink, lascivious guru of yams and yang. Julian, Mohawk by birth; asthmatic esthete and husband by disposition. Dr. Robbins, preventive psychiatrist and reality instructor... Follow Sissy's amazing odyssey from Virginia to chic Manhattan to the Dakota Badlands, where FBI agents, cowgirls, and ecstatic whooping cranes explode in a deliciously drawn-out climax... Author Bio Tom Robbins has been called "a vital natural resource" by The Portland Oregonian, "one of the wildest and most entertaining novelists in the world" by the FT, 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. He is the author of six other novels including Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates and Still Life with Woodpecker.
Product Overview
ISBN 9781842430248
Author(s) Tom Robbins,
Publisher smeikalbooks
Pages 366
Format Paperback
Weight 0.0 lb

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