Thomas Eugene "Tom" Robbins (born July 22, 1936) is an American author. His best-selling novels are "seriocomedies" (also known as "comedy-drama"), often wildly poetic stories with a strong social and philosophical undercurrent, an irreverent bent, and scenes extrapolated from carefully researched bizarre facts. He is probably best known for his novel Even Cowgirls Get the Blues which was made into a movie in 1993 by Gus Van Sant and starring Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco and Keanu Reeves.
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... Robbins has written nine novels, and one collection, since 1971 ... He has also written numerous short stories and essays ...
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“How a minority,
Hates a minority!”
—Leonard H. Robbins (18771947)
“Come dame or maid, be not afraid,
Poor Tom will injure nothing.”
—Unknown. Tom o Bedlams Song (l. 1112)