Still Life with Woodpecker

“Robbins’s comic philosophical musings reveal a flamboyant genius.”—People Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes.

Still Life with Woodpecker

Still Life with Woodpecker

“Robbins’s comic philosophical musings reveal a flamboyant genius.”—People Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the conflict between social activism and romantic individualism, and paints a portrait of contemporary society that includes powerful Arabs, exiled royalty, and pregnant cheerleaders. It also deals with the problem of redheads.

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Still Life with Woodpecker
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Tom Robbins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-06-17 - Publisher: Bantam

“Robbins’s comic philosophical musings reveal a flamboyant genius.”—People Still Life with Woodpecker is a sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the conflict between social activism and romantic
Still Life with Rhetoric
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Laurie Gries
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-01 - Publisher: University Press of Colorado

Winner of the 2016 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award and the 2016 CCCC Research Impact Award In Still Life with Rhetoric, Laurie Gries forges connections among new materialism, actor network theory, and rhetoric to explore how images become rhetorically active in a digitally networked, global environment. Rather than study how
Tom Robbins
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Catherine Elizabeth Hoyser, Catherine Hoyser, Lorena Laura Stookey
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

This is the first book-length study of the popular novelist Tom Robbins. Whimsy and humor characterize Robbins' work, but style and language are the keystones. Hoyser and Stookey show how Robbins deftly uses style and humor to depict the absurdities and injustices of our world. His novels constantly challenge perceptions
Reading Seattle
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Peter Donahue, John Trombold
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-01 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

Seattle, with its spectacular natural beauty and rough frontier history, has inspired writers from its earliest days. This anthology spans seven decades and includes fiction, memoirs, histories, and journalism that define the city or use it as a setting, imparting the flavor of the city through a literary prism. Reading
The Night of the Gun
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: David Carr
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-11 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

David Carr was an addict for more than twenty years -- first dope, then coke, then finally crack -- before the prospect of losing his newborn twins made him sober up in a bid to win custody from their crack-dealer mother. Once recovered, he found that his recollection of his