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Next I would love the get the woodpecker from the cover of Still Life With Woodpecker. Gotta love Tom Robbins.
Love Robbins! It's funny, I didn't think I liked Jitterbug Perfume as much as some of his others...until I realized I was still thinking about the book months after reading it. I'm actually making my bf read it right now (it's his first Robbins--aww...).