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The Great Psychedelic Armadillo Picnic

A Walk in Austin

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The Great Psychedelic Armadillo Picnic by Kinky Friedman
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Kinky Friedman, the original Texas Jewboy, takes us on a rollicking, rock-and-rolling tour of his favourite city- Austin. Maybe you want to know where to find President Bush's favourite Austin burger joint. Or maybe you want a glimpse of Willie Nelson's home. Or maybe you're itching to learn the history of a city that birthed Janis Joplin, Stevie Ray Vaughan and countless other music legends. It's all here in The Great Psychedelic Armadillo Picnic, the slightly insane, amazingly practical, and totally kick-ass guide to the coolest city in Texas by none other than Kinky Friedman. This ain't no ordinary travel guide, neither. Like most other busy cities these days, Austin is not very effectively traversed by foot,' Kinky explains. 'You must understand that 'a walk in Austin' is primarily a spiritual sort of thing.' As might be expected from this politically incorrect country-singer-turned-bestselling-mystery-author, the Kinkster's tour includes a bunch of stuff you won't find in any other guide, from descriptions of Austin's notable trees and directions to skinny-dipping sites to lists of haunted places and quizzes and puzzles. o put on your cowboy hat and your brontosaurus-fore

Author Biography

Kinky Friedman is the author of twenty books, founder of the band Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys, and co-founder of Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch (www.utopiarescue.com), a 'never-kill' sanctuary for stray and abused animals. The Kinkster lives on a ranch in Texas Hill Country with five dogs, a pet armadillo and a typewriter.
Release date NZ
July 7th, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage
Pages
144
Dimensions
129x197x13
ISBN-13
9780099490562
Product ID
1655845

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