Kicking Tomorrow

Richler, Daniel

ISBN 10: 0679411887 / 0-679-41188-7
ISBN 13: 9780679411888
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1992
Binding: Hardcover
About this title:
Kicked out of his house at age eighteen, Montreal malcontent Robbie Bookbinder drifts through the city, meeting Rosie the stripper, Queenie Graves, the chicken debeaker Louie-Louie, and a girl named Ivy.

From the Inside Flap:
Eighteen-year-old Robbie Bookbinder is bummed out and bored, cut adrift in the mid-1970s – the decade he calls The Great Hangover. Sex feels outmoded, drugs don't seem to deliver like they used to, and rock and roll's a bust in tired old Montreal. Quebec's arming up for a cultural revolution, and bike gangs are warring in the streets. In Robbie Bookbinder, we meet a character who embodies all the potential, self-delusion, and resilience of contemporary youth. All Robbie thinks he needs is a kick-start. What he gets is scared half to death, as he discovers that life only improves when you take a stand in it.

From the Back Cover:
“A funny, honest portrait etched in sharp, original, and exuberant prose. More, please.”
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“An exhilarating romp.…[It] crackles with wit and insight.”
–Geoff Pevere, Globe and Mail

“A combination of Portnoy’s Complaint and a gutsy Catcher in the Rye for the nineties.”
–CBC-TV’s The Journal

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Richler, Daniel
ISBN 10: 0679411887
ISBN 13: 9780679411888
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