Tag Archives: Skinny Legs and All

America’s Avian Maestro, the Mockingbird

Tom Robbins and Scott Bates regard the mockingbird as an emblem for the consummate artist.

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Downton Abbey vs. the Super Bowl

The conflict between the Super Bowl and “Downton Abbey” is anticipated in Tom Robbins’s comic novel “Skinny Legs and All,” only with a dancer rather than a television series.

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