This Book Will Save Your Life
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This Book Will Save Your Life by A. M. Homes
Book DescriptionRichard Novak is a modern day everyman, a middle-aged divorcee trading stocks out of his home. He has done such a good job getting his life under control that he needs no one, except his trainer, nutritionist and housekeeper. His life has slowed almost to a standstill, until two incidents conspire to hurl him back into the world. THIS BOOK WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE beautifully captures the strangeness of life through its depiction of the weirdness and instability of LA, a surreal city of earthquakes, wildfires, mudslides, feral chihuahuas and doughnut-sellers with big dreams. And it reveals what can happen if you are willing to open up to the world around you. Since her debut in 1989, A. M. Homes has been among the boldest and most original voices of her generation, acclaimed for the psychological accuracy and unnerving emotional intensity of her storytelling. Her keen ability to explore how extraordinary the ordinary can be is at the heart of this touching and funny new novel, her first in six years.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405502795
(131mm x 139mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Hachette Audio
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 22-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The Safety of Objects, A.M. Homes' first collection of short stories, displays the flair for the hilarious, the perverse and the extraordinary that characterizes all of her books.
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Author Biography - A. M. Homes
A. M. Homes is the recipient of numerous awards and her work has been translated into eight languages. She is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and has published fiction and essays in the New Yorker, Granta, McSweeney's, Art Forum and the New York Times. She lives in New York City.
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