Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Signed by Robbins in green ink on the half-title page. His second, and most famous book. Basis for the big screen film (1993). Tells the tale of Sissy Hankshaw, a woman born with a mutation (she would not call it a defect) giving her enormously large thumbs. This novel is a transgressive romp, covering topics from homosexuality and free love to drug use and political rebellion to animal rights and body odor and religions. Sissy makes the most of her thumbs by becoming a hitchhiker. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket (closed tear at top of front panel). Item #ESB10992

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