Still Life with Woodpecker: A Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Jun 17, 2003 - Fiction - 288 pages
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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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User Review  - m.belljackson - LibraryThing

Books starts off clever enough with "Who knows how to make love stay?" I read it to the end because it was recommended as both hysterically funny and a classic of some unknown genre. Sounds promising ... Read full review

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User Review  - stef7sa - LibraryThing

The trouble with many books in the humour category is that they shout at you: "Hey, you, read me, I AM FUNNY!" This is very annoying and exhausting. Same with this one of Tom Robbins, which has the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
32
Section 3
39
Section 4
116
Section 5
121
Section 6
194
Section 7
199
Section 8
258
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Tom Robbins has been called “a vital natural resource” by The Oregonian, “one of the wildest and most entertaining novelists in the world” by the Financial Times of London, and “the most dangerous writer in the world today” by Fernanda Pivano of Italy’s Corriere della Sera. A Southerner by birth, Robbins has lived in and around Seattle since 1962.


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