By Tom Robbins
A Children's e-book approximately Beer?
Yes, think it or not—but B Is for Beer is usually a ebook for adults, and keep in mind that it's the paintings of maverick bestselling novelist Tom Robbins, inter-nationally identified for his skill to either heavily remove darkness from and comically entertain.
Once upon a time (right approximately now) there has been a planet (how approximately this one?) whose population fed on thirty-six billion gallons of beer every year (it's a truth, you could Google it). between these affected, each one in his or her personal approach, via all of the 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 global.
Populated by way of the aforementioned characters—and as fascinating because it will be subversive—B Is for Beer consists of readers, old and young, in a stunning, far-reaching research into the boundaries of fact, the transformative powers of kids, and, in fact, the last word which means of a tall, chilly brewski.
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Gracie was awed, to say the least. ” 61 t om r obbins “Hmm. ” Gracie ’s mouth ﬂew open. ” That ’s where her mommy was. More or less. The fairy laughed. “Not at your neighbor’s house, silly. ” Gracie nodded. She vaguely understood. ” Gracie was even more vague about that (just because a person turns six doesn’t mean they have to know everything), but she decided to ignore it. ” 62 b is for beer “No, no, no. Angels don’t do beer. They’re into the ﬁne wine and cognac, angels are. They tend to be seriously sophisticated—and if you want my opinion, seriously snootered-up and pucky-wucked.
Anyway, the ﬁrst thing to go wrong was the party. It had to be canceled. It ’s no secret that every school in the country is a three-ring germ circus, and it seems there was an outbreak of stomach ﬂu at Gracie ’s kindergarten. The friends she ’d invited were either home puking or had been grounded in order to prevent further exposure to the virus. Then there was the matter of the absent father. Gracie ’s dad had to go to Tucson on urgent business. Mrs. Perkel 51 t om r obbins rolled those big blue eyes of hers, eyes that her daughter had inherited, and remarked that he was probably playing “urgent golf ” with a bunch of Arizona lawyers.
He grinned. ” He paused to ﬁnish his beer. “At one point, she informed me that she was half-Jewish and half-Italian. I said, ‘That ’s a splendid combination, Doctor, but under those conditions I have an urgent request: I want your Jewish half to perform the surgery. Okay? All right? ” From Gracie ’s quizzical expression he could tell that his wit was lost on her, the girl being as yet innocent of cultural stereotyping, so he patted her small hand in affectionate appreciation, and, struggling with his crutches, forced himself free of the sofa.
B Is For Beer by Tom Robbins