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Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Tom Robbins
    #653641 - 05/30/02 03:06 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

Tom Robbins

This is an excellent read........

Anyone read it? Newt?


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Re: Even Cowgirls Get the BluesTom Robbins [Re: ]
    #654206 - 05/30/02 07:30 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

My sister read it. She loved it. 'nuff said?


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Re: Even Cowgirls Get the BluesTom Robbins [Re: PGF]
    #656669 - 05/31/02 10:47 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

YES...pretty good actually...
BUT ....I loved Jitterbug Perfume as well. It was a very cool book.....Can't really say if guys would dig it or not...maybe

/me shrugs

OOOhhh!! How could I have forgotten..Skinny Legs and All.....with the bellydancer...

/me smacks herself in the head 100 times

This one is funny as hell and kinda apropos with the whole Middle East thing....

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Re: Even Cowgirls Get the BluesTom Robbins [Re: ]
    #657357 - 06/01/02 11:59 AM (16 years, 3 months ago)

i've been wanting to read Even Cowgirls Get the Blues. I've watched the movie which is really good. so ill probably give it a read. I've also read jitterbug perfume wonderfull book."one of my favorites".


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Re: Even Cowgirls Get the BluesTom Robbins [Re: PGF]
    #662781 - 06/04/02 03:11 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

Is this the same dude who wrote: Still life with Woodpecker? or am i thinking of someone completely different?


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    #662792 - 06/04/02 03:17 PM (16 years, 3 months ago)

yep..same author!!

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    #681760 - 06/16/02 11:14 AM (16 years, 3 months ago)

Still life was fuckin nuts, I would like to read more of his work.


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Re: Even Cowgirls Get the BluesTom Robbins [Re: Anonymous]
    #698818 - 06/24/02 07:41 PM (16 years, 2 months ago)

I just finished "Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates". It was the first time I read any of Tom's books. I found his style unique, intelligent, and funny.


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Re: Even Cowgirls Get the BluesTom Robbins [Re: Anonymous]
    #698837 - 06/24/02 07:52 PM (16 years, 2 months ago)

Tom Robbins wrote Even Cowgirls Get The Blues and Still Life. Both really cool, funny, enlightening reads. Skinny Legs and All is another of my favourites.
I'm trying to read Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates right now but not really getting into as much as his other stuff... maybe it gets better as you go along?
The movie version of Cowgirls was sooo fucking awful I could barely stand it, although the director was pretty brave for even trying to make it into a film.
Cowgirls is a favourite among the lesbian population. (hence the KD Lang soundtrack in the movie, which I have to say was one of the best things about the movie and I don't even like KD Lang) I know a couple of lesbians who use the "thumb" signal to announce their sexuality.


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