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Tibetan peach pie : a true account of an imaginative life

Author: Tom Robbins
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First edition
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Internationally bestselling novelist and American icon Tom Robbins delivers the long awaited tale of his wild life and times, both at home and around the globe.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Tom Robbins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Robbins
ISBN: 9780062267405 006226740X
OCLC Number: 897424994
Description: xiv, 362 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tom Robbins.

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Internationally bestselling novelist and American icon Tom Robbins delivers the long awaited tale of his wild life and times, both at home and around the globe.

"In Tibetan Peach Pie, Robbins turns that unparalleled literary sensibility inward, stitching together stories of his unconventional life, from his Appalachian childhood to his globetrotting adventures -- told in his unique voice that combines the sweet and sly, the spiritual and earthy. The grandchild of Baptist preachers, Robbins would become over the course of half a century a poet-interruptus, an air force weatherman, a radio dj, an art-critic-turned-psychedelic-journeyman, a world-famous novelist, and a counter-culture hero, leading a life as unlikely, magical, and bizarre as those of his quixotic characters. Robbins offers intimate snapshots of Appalachia during the Great Depression, the West Coast during the Sixties psychedelic revolution, international roving before homeland security monitored our travels, and New York publishing when it still relied on trees. Written with the big-hearted comedy and mesmerizing linguistic invention for which he is known, Tibetan Peach Pie is an invitation into the private world of a literary legend." --Résumé de l'éditeur.

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