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The Safety of Objects: Stories
The Safety of Objects Stories
Author: A. M. Homes
The breakthrough story collection that established A. M. Homes as one of the most daring writers of her generation Originally published in 1990 to wide critical acclaim, this extraordinary first collection of stories by A. M. Homes confronts the real and the surreal on even terms to create a disturbing and sometimes hilarious vision of the Ameri...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780143122708
ISBN-10: 0143122703
Publication Date: 1/29/2013
Pages: 208
Edition: Reprint
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

3 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Penguin Books
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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