Even Cowgirls Get The Blues
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Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

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Starring Sissy Hanshaw--flawlessly beautiful, almost. A small-town girl with big-time dreams and a quirk to match--hitchhiking her way into your heart, your hopes, and your sleeping bags...Featuring Bonanza Jellybean and the smooth-riding cowgirls of Rubber Rose Ranch. Chink, lascivious guru of yams and yang. Julian, Mohawk by birth; asthmatic esthete and husband by disposition. Dr. Robbins, preventive psychiatrist and reality instructor...Follow Sissy's amazing odyssey from Virginia to chic Manhattan to the Dakota Badlands, where FBI agents, cowgirls, and ecstatic whooping cranes explode in a deliciously drawn-out climax..."This is one of those special novels--a piece of working magic, warm, funny, and san--that you just want to ride off into the sunset with."--Thomas Pynchon"The best fiction, so far, to come out of the American counterculture."-- "Chicago Tribune Book World"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 366 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 34mm | 281.23g
  • Oldcastle Books Ltd
  • NO EXIT PRESS
  • Harpenden, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1842430246
  • 9781842430248
  • 36,168

Review quote

"This is one of those special novels--a piece of working magic, warm, funny, and san--that you just want to ride off into the sunset with."-Thomas Pynchon "The best fiction, so far, to come out of the American counterculture."--"Chicago Tribune Book World ""Even Cowgirls Get the Blues comes as a magical gift, a brilliant affirmation of private visions and private wishes and their power to transform life and death." --"The Nation "show more

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Starring Sissy Hanshaw--flawlessly beautiful, almost. A small-town girl with big-time dreams and a quirk to match--hitchhiking her way into your heart, your hopes, and your sleeping bags... Featuring Bonanza Jellybean and the smooth-riding cowgirls of Rubber Rose Ranch. Chink, lascivious guru of yams and yang. Julian, Mohawk by birth; asthmatic esthete and husband by disposition. Dr. Robbins, preventive psychiatrist and reality instructor... Follow Sissy's amazing odyssey from Virginia to chic Manhattan to the Dakota Badlands, where FBI agents, cowgirls, and ecstatic whooping cranes explode in a deliciously drawn-out climax...show more

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44,233 ratings
3.74 out of 5 stars
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4 38% (16,623)
3 28% (12,224)
2 8% (3,363)
1 2% (1,105)
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