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Robbins, Tom 1932-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 577 publications in 18 languages and 24,788 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery films  Domestic fiction  Satire  Film adaptations  Biography  Essays  Short stories  Humor 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PS3568.O233, 813.54
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Skinny legs and all by Tom Robbins( Book )

50 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an Arab and a Jew open a restaurant across from the United Nations, New York City is turned on its ear, in a riotous, topical novel by the author of Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas
Jitterbug perfume by Tom Robbins( Book )

84 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jitterbug Perfume is an epic. which is to say, it begins in the forests of ancient Bohemia and doesn't conclude until nine o'clock tonight [Paris time]. It is a saga, as well. A saga must have a hero, and the hero of this one is a janitor with a missing bottle. The bottle is blue, very, very old, and embossed with the image of a goat-horned god. If the liquid in the bottle is actually is the secret essence of the universe, as some folks seem to think, it had better be discovered soon becaused it is leaking and there is only a drop of two left
Fierce invalids home from hot climates by Tom Robbins( Book )

45 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Switters is a contradiction for all seasons: an anarchist who works for the government, a pacifist who carries a gun, a vegetarian who sops up ham gravy, a cyberwhiz who hates computers, a robust bon vivant who can be as squeamish as any fop, a man who, though obsessed with the preservation of innocence, is aching to deflower his high-school-age stepsister (only to become equally enamored of a nun ten years his senior)." "Yet there is nothing remotely wishy-washy about Switters. He doesn't merely pack a pistol. He is a pistol." "And as we dog Switters's strangely elevated heels across four continents, in and out of love and danger, Robbins explores, challenges, mocks, and celebrates virtually every major aspect of our mercurial era."--Jacket
Villa incognito by Tom Robbins( Book )

34 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American MIAs choose to remain missing after the end of the Vietnam War, while four generations of women share a unique link to a mysterious figure from Japanese folklore
Half asleep in frog pajamas by Tom Robbins( Book )

41 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the stock market crashes on the Thursday before Easter, you an ambitious, although ineffectual and not entirely ethical young broker are convinced you're facing the Weekend from Hell. Before the market reopens on Monday, you're going to have to scramble and scheme to cover your butt, but there's no way you can anticipate the baffling disappearance of a 300-pound psychic, the fall from grace of a born-again monkey, or the intrusion in your life of a tattooed stranger intent on blowing your mind and most of your fuses. Over these fateful three days, you will be forced to confront everything from mysterious African rituals to legendary amphibians, from tarot-card bombshells to street violence, from your own sexuality to outer space. This is, after all, a Tom Robbins novel and the author has never been in finer form."
Even cowgirls get the blues by Tom Robbins( Book )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outrageous bestseller that stars Sissy Hankshaw--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. ... Follow Sissy's amazing odyssey from Virginia to Manhattan to the Dakota Badlands, where FBI agents, cowgirls and ecstatic whooping cranes explode in a deliciously drawn-out climax
Still life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins( Book )

65 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sort of love story revealing the purpose of the moon, the difference between criminals and outlaws, and the problem with redheads. Also paints a humorous portrait of contemporary society
Another roadside attraction by Tom Robbins( Book )

71 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clairvoyant girl enthralled by the mysterious beauty of butterflies marries the son of Congo missionaries, and the newlyweds set up a roadside zoo
Wild ducks flying backward : the short writings of Tom Robbins by Tom Robbins( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A generous sampling, collected here for the first time and including works as diverse as scholarly art criticism and some decidedly untypical country-music lyrics. Embedded in this primarily journalistic compilation are a couple of short stories, a sheaf of largely unpublished poems, and an off-beat assessment of our divided nation
B is for beer by Tom Robbins( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story for both children and adults, kindergartner Gracie decides to find out just what beer is and why her father likes it so much. Along the way she discovers more than she probably expected
Villa incognito by Tom Robbins( Recording )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American MIAs choose to remain missing after the Vietnam War. Four generations of strong, alluring women share a mysterious connection to an outlandish figure from Japanese folklore
Even cowgirls get the blues by Tom Robbins( Recording )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sissy, a small-town girl with big dreams, is journeying from Virginia to Manhattan to the Dakota Badlands
Wild ducks flying backward : the short writings of Tom Robbins by Tom Robbins( Recording )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A generous sampling, collected here for the first time and including works as diverse as scholarly art criticism and some decidedly untypical country-music lyrics. Embedded in this primarily journalistic compilation are a couple of short stories, a sheaf of largely unpublished poems, and an off-beat assessment of our divided nation
B is for beer by Tom Robbins( Recording )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story for both children and adults, kindergartner Gracie decides to find out just what beer is and why her father likes it so much. Along the way she discovers more than she probably expected
Fierce invalids home from hot climates by Tom Robbins( Recording )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Switters is a contradiction: an anarchist who works for the government, a pacifist who carries a gun, a cyberwhiz who hates computers; a hilarious misfit at odds with the world
Half asleep in frog pajamas by Tom Robbins( Recording )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young ambitious stockbroker faces a market crash on the Thursday before Easter with only a weekend to scheme and scramble. That weekend is filled with wild adventures, including African rituals, legendary amphibians, sexuality and outer space
Even cowgirls get the blues by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cowgirls on the Rubber Rose Ranch are staging a rebellion. Delores Del Ruby is leading the uproarious uprising, but it's really Sissy Hankshaw who's providing the spiritual leadership. With her marvelous thumbs and her funky brand of femininity, she shatters all male chauvinist illusions and boldly goes where no woman has gone before
Mystic River by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed confict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quite life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own
Buntspecht : so was wie e. Liebesgeschichte by Tom Robbins( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moderne Liebesgeschichte mit philosophisch-phantastischem Hintergrund über 2 Aussenseiter (Prinzessin und Aussteiger)
Natural Skagit : a journey from mountains to sea( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Skinny legs and all
Alternative Names
Robbins, Thomas E.

Robbins, Thomas E. 1932-

Robbins, Thomas E. (Thomas Eugene), 1932-

Robbins, Thomas Eugene 1932-

Robbins, Tom

Robbins, Tom 1936-

Роббинс, Том 1932-

ראבינס, טום

רובינס, טום

רובינס, טום 1932-

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Jitterbug perfumeFierce invalids home from hot climatesVilla incognitoHalf asleep in frog pajamasEven cowgirls get the bluesStill life with WoodpeckerAnother roadside attractionWild ducks flying backward : the short writings of Tom Robbins