Wild Ducks Flying Backward download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tom Robbins

Wild Ducks Flying Backward download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tom Robbins year 2006
  • Book name: Wild Ducks Flying Backward
  • Author: Tom Robbins
  • Release date: 2006/8/13
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Funny Books and Stories
  • ISBN: 9780553383539
  • Rating: 8.8 of 10
  • Votes: 730
  • Review by: Alaia Felton
  • Review rating: 8.41 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/11
  • Total pages: 255
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Known for his meaty seriocomic novels, Tom Robbins's shorter work has appeared in publications ranging from Esquire to Harper's, from Playboy to the New York Times. Collected here for the first time in paperback, the essays, articles, observations-and even some untypical country-music lyrics-offer a rare overview of the eclectic sensibility of an American original. Whether rocking with the Doors, depoliticizing Picasso's Guernica, lamenting the angst-ridden state of contemporary literature, or drooling over tomato sandwiches and a species of womanhood he calls 'the genius waitress,' Tom Robbins's briefer writings exhibit the five traits that perhaps best characterize his novels: an imaginative wit, a cheerfully brash disregard for convention, a sweetly nasty eroticism, a mystical but keenly observant eye, and an irrepressible love of language. Embedded in this primarily journalistic compilation are brand-new short stories, a sheaf of largely unpublished poems, and an offbeat assessment of our divided nation. Wherever you open Wild Ducks Flying Backward, you'll encounter the serious playfulness that percolates from the mind of a self-described 'romantic Zen hedonist' and 'stray dog in the banquet halls of culture.'
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 13H52M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Funny Books & Stories, Literary Essays, Biography: Literary
  • Available formats: WORD, PDB, EPUB, DOC, RB, PDF, XPS, TXT. Compressed in RAR, CBR, CPIO, TGZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.72 USD
  • Dimensions: 141x209x14mm
  • Weight: 222g
  • Printed by: Random House Inc
  • Published in: New York, United States
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