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Another Roadside Attraction A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0553349481

ISBN-13: 9780553349481

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tom Robbins, Tom Robbins

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What if the Second Coming didn't quite come off as advertised?  What if "the Corpse" on display in that funky roadside zoo is really who they say it is--what does that portent for the future of western civilization?  And what if a young clairvoyant named Amanda reestablishes the flea circus as popular entertainment and fertility worship as the principal religious form of our high-tech age? Another Roadside Attraction answers those questions and a lot more.  It tells us, for example, what the sixties were truly all about, not by reporting on the psychedelic decade but by recreating it, from the inside out.  In the process, this stunningly original seriocomic thriller eating a literary hotdog…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/1/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Tom Robbins is a writer, novelist, editor, and journalist. He was born in Blowing Rock, North Carolina on July 22, 1936. Robbins studied journalism at Washington and Lee for two years and later graduated from the Richmond Professional Institute in 1961. He attended the Graduate School of Far Eastern Studies at the University of Washington. From 1957 to 1960, Robbins served in the U.S. Air Force stationed in Korea as a meteorologist. During his years in the service he took courses in Japanese culture and aesthetics in Tokyo. After the military, Robbins took a job as a copy editor at the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Robbins later worked as feature editor and art critic at the Seattle Times and…