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Safety of Objects
Safety of Objects
Author: A. M. Homes
Published to overwhelming critical acclaim, this extraordinary collection of short stories established A. M. Homes as one of the most provocative and daring writers of her generation. Here you'll find the cult classic "A Real Doll," the tale of a teenage boy's erotic obsession with his sister's favorite doll; "Adults Alone," which first introduc...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060564513
ISBN-10: 0060564512
Publication Date: 3/1/2003
Pages: 176
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Perennial
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 1
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Helpful Score: 2
WOW! An excellent collection of short stories that weave together the lives of several families. Homes is one of my favorite authors. She is a risk taker and it shows in her writing. A must read.
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Helpful Score: 2
I loved "Yours Truly" and the cult classic "A Real Doll." The other stories were good, but not nearly as striking as those two. I suppose there's something for everyone there though, and those two were the only ones I connected with. Perhaps you'll like it more than I did?
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Good read.