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Not the Tom Robbins from "Jitterbug Perfume"
on May 20, 2011
When i found this book i was looking up Tom Robbins, my favorite author from Jitterbug Perfume and Still Life With Woodpecker. I had a friend who recfently got Leukemia and I thought it was a happy coincidence that this author I liked happened to write a book about it. It turns out it is a different Tom Robbins. Which i would have been fine with had the book been well written. Unfortunately it it not well written. The early portion of the book is a chronicle of the authors younger life and how he became a minister. I did not get past the first chapter because it was tedious to read. I also came across more than one gramatical or syntax error which should have been caught by an editor. I ended up returning the book without ever giving it to my friend who got cancer because I thought cancer was bad enough, why make her suffer through this book as well.