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Another Roadside Attraction Summary
Tom Robbins

Everything you need to understand or teach Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins.

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Another Roadside Attraction Summary

Plot Summary

Rogue scientist Marx Marvelous tells the story of free-spirit Amanda and her soul mate, the famous artist John Paul Ziller. The couple starts an unconventional zoo and hot dog stand, where they explore a new spirituality. After stealing the Corpse of Jesus Christ from the Vatican, John Paul ends up presumed dead. Amanda remains as a symbol of a new spirituality.

As the story begins, Ziller and Amanda are married within hours of meeting, joined together in matrimony by their colleagues in the Indo Tibetan Circus and Giant Panda Gypsy Blues Band. The newlyweds settle down in Skagit Valley in a rural area of Washington. There they buy an abandoned barbecue restaurant, laying the foundation for what will soon become The Capt. Kendrick Memorial Hot Dog Wildlife Preserve. Together with Amanda's infant son Thor and John Paul's baboon Moc Cul, the new family stakes its claim in the...

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