B Is for Beer

B Is for Beer

Book - 2009
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With the humor of author Tom Robbins, a fictional history of beer told through protagonist Gracie Perkel.
Publisher: New York : Ecco, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061687273
0061687278
Branch Call Number: ROBBINS
Characteristics: 125 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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Douglas Mongerson
Jan 15, 2018

Dry ? Couldn't finish it? Oh no those previous comments don't apply to me. I found this to be a wonderful book and can't wait till my granddaughter is old enough for me to read it to her soon.

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VRMurphy
Oct 01, 2013

Robbins can be a terrific writer AND tell a terrific story: see "Another Roadside Attraction" and "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues", and bits and pieces of the novels since those. I have become increasingly disenchanted with him as he keeps repeating himself and tripping over his own cleverness. This book is Robbins at his most precious, and that is a teeth-clenching level for me; couldn't finish it.

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iSvet
Jun 03, 2013

Very promising title but the book is dry and boring. Tom Robbins has a great writing style but even the style cannot compensate for the empty content of this book.

daymakerdave Nov 22, 2010

If you don't already know, I am a huge Tom Robbins fan. This is his latest work and it may seem like a departure from his earlier stuff but I assure you this is classic Robbins! As far as a children's book about beer goes you couldn't ask for a better tour guide than Mr. Robbins. A great read!

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