B Is for Beer. Tom Robbins by Tom Robbins, Robbins

By Tom Robbins, Robbins

A Children's ebook approximately Beer?

Yes, think it or not—but B Is for Beer is additionally a ebook for adults, and take note of that it's the paintings of maverick bestselling novelist Tom Robbins, inter-nationally identified for his skill to either heavily light up and comically entertain.

Once upon a time (right approximately now) there has been a planet (how approximately this one?) whose population ate up thirty-six billion gallons of beer every year (it's a truth, you could Google it). between these affected, every one in his or her personal manner, by means of the entire bubbles, burps, and foam, was once a sensible, wide-eyed, adventurous kindergartner named Gracie; her distracted mommy; her insensitive dad; her non-conformist uncle; and a mystical, butt-kicking intruder from a global inside of our world.

Populated via the aforementioned characters—and as captivating because it will be subversive—B Is for Beer consists of readers, old and young, in a stunning, far-reaching research into the bounds of truth, the transformative powers of youngsters, and, after all, the last word which means of a tall, chilly brewski.

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I was wrong: she does have an ass. " McDermott whistles, shaking his head. " I ask. "A joke," Price hints. " I guess. "Get this," McDermott says. " "He's a parasite, a loser, a weasel," Van Patten concludes. "But he's worth eight hundred million," McDermott repeats emphatically. " Price says. " "That girl is hot," McDermott agrees. " Price nods, but grudgingly. "Oh man," Van Patten says, distressed. " "Oh bullshit," we all moan. "Let me guess," I say. " "No," he says, then after sipping his drink, "She's a model.

McDermott asks Van Patten. "No can do," Van Patten says. "I've got to go to Sunmakers. " Office In the elevator Frederick Dibble tells me about an item on Page Six, or some other gossip column, about Ivana Trump and then about this new Italian-Thai place on the Upper East Side that he went to last night with Family Hamilton and starts raving about this great fusilli shiitake dish. I have taken out a gold Cross pen to write down the name of the restaurant in my address book. Dibble is wearing a subtly striped double-breasted wool suit by Canali Milano, a cotton shirt by Bill Blass, a mini-glen-plaid woven silk tie by Bill Blass Signature and he's holding a Missoni Uomo raincoat.

Nice tan, Hamilton," Price mimics, tossing tapas onto my bread plate. " Van Patten asks. " "Yeah, Bateman. " McDermott seems genuinely intrigued. " "I have," Van Patten says, pausing for maximum impact, "a tanning bed at… home," and then he takes a large bite out of his scallop sausage. "Oh bullshit," I say, cringing. "It's true," McDermott confirms, his mouth full. " "That is fucking outrageous," I say. " Price asks, pushing tapas around his plate with a fork. " Van Patten asks me. " "You're crazy," I mutter.

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