Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

eBook - 1976
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Random House, Inc.
&;This is one of those special novels&;a piece of working magic, warm, funny, and sane.&;&;Thomas Pynchon

The whooping crane rustlers are girls. Young girls. Cowgirls, as a matter of fact, all &;bursting with dimples and hormones&;&;and the FBI has never seen anything quite like them. Yet their rebellion at the Rubber Rose Ranch is almost overshadowed by the arrival of the legendary Sissy Hankshaw, a white-trash goddess literally born to hitchhike, and the freest female of them all.

Freedom, its prizes and its prices, is a major theme of Tom Robbins&;s classic tale of eccentric adventure. As his robust characters attempt to turn the tables on fate, the reader is drawn along on a tragicomic joyride across the badlands of sexuality, wild rivers of language, and the frontiers of the mind.

Baker & Taylor
Champion hitchhiker Sissy Hankshaw, braless and free, makes her way across the confused and paranoid America of the 1970s, gathering knowledge and experience, friends and suitors, and all sorts of unusual acquaintances

Publisher: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin,, 1976
ISBN: 9780553897890
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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Jun 14, 2019

A reminder of what freedom really means

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fraggle_rock Aug 10, 2015

Interesting book...

Feb 09, 2013

Robbins' prose is unbelievably creative. His metaphors and similes will shock you with how creative and app they are. He's certainly out there, but don't hesitate to follow.

Feb 09, 2011

This was the first Tom Robbins book I read, and I've been in love with is writing ever since. Its unlike anything I've ever read!

daymakerdave Nov 22, 2010

Oh sissy, I love your thumbs.

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