Things You Should Know

A Collection of Stories
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Author(s): A.M. Homes
Original Publish Date: Oct 13, 2009
Product Number: EB00242456
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061865718
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Description

A New York Times Notable Book "Haunting, disturbing, often radiantly intense, these protean stories change shape as if they are made of fire. They are on the side of things lost, they are pushed by the emergency of our lives--yet in the dazzle of their language there is a wonderful stillness, and consolation." — Andrea Barrett In this stunningly original collection, A. M. Homes writes with terrifying compassion about the things that matter most. Homes's distinctive narrative illuminates our dreams and desires, our memories and losses, and demonstrates how extraordinary the ordinary can be. With uncanny emotional accuracy, wit, and empathy, Homes takes us places we recognize but would rather not go alone.

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