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Safety of Objects, the (1990) [Collection]
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Published to overwhelming critical acclaim, this remarkable 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 Barbie doll; "Adults Alone," which first introduced Paul and Elaine, the crack-smoking yuppie couple whose marriage careens out of control in Home's novel Music for Torching; and "Looking for Johnny," in which a kidnapped boy, having failed his abductors expectations, is returned home.


  • Adults Alone
  • Looking for Johnny
  • Chunky in Heat
  • Jim Train
  • The Bullet Catcher
  • Yours Truly
  • Esther in the Night
  • Slumber Party
  • The I of It
  • A Real Doll

Original title: The Safety of Objects
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Safety of Objects, the (1990)
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Language: English

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Safety of Objects, the (1990)

ISBN: 0060564512

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