The Resource Days of awe, A.M. Homes

Days of awe, A.M. Homes

Label
Days of awe
Title
Days of awe
Statement of responsibility
A.M. Homes
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A razor-sharp story collection from a writer who is always "furiously good" (Zadie Smith, bestselling author of Swing Time). With her signature humor and compassion, A.M. Homes exposes the heart of an uneasy America in her new collection - exploring our attachments to each other through characters who aren't quite who they hoped to become, though there is no one else they can be. In "A Prize for Every Player," a man is nominated to run for president by the customers of a big box store, while he and his family do their weekly shopping. At a conference on genocide(s) in the title story, old friends rediscover themselves and one another - finding spiritual and physical comfort in ancient traditions. And in "Hello Everybody" and "She Got Away," Homes revisits a Los Angeles family obsessed with the surfaces and frightened of what lives below. In the nearly three decades since her seminal debut collection The Safety of Objects, Homes has been celebrated by readers and critics alike as one of our boldest and most original writers, acclaimed for her psychological accuracy and "satire so close to the truth it's terrifying" (Ali Smith). Her first book since the Women's Prize-winning May We Be Forgiven, Days of Awe is a major new addition to her body of visionary, fearless, outrageously funny work"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
T7B
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Homes, A. M
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS 3558 .O448 A6 2018
Literary form
fiction
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American fiction
Label
Days of awe, A.M. Homes
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brother on Sunday -- Whose Story Is It, and Why Is It Always on Her Mind? -- Days of Awe -- Hello Everybody -- All Is Good Except for the Rain -- The National Cage Bird Show -- Your Mother Was a Fish -- The Last Good Time -- Be Mine -- A Prize for Every Player -- Omega Point -- She Got Away
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780670025497
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1037149762
  • (OCoLC)on1037149762
Label
Days of awe, A.M. Homes
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Brother on Sunday -- Whose Story Is It, and Why Is It Always on Her Mind? -- Days of Awe -- Hello Everybody -- All Is Good Except for the Rain -- The National Cage Bird Show -- Your Mother Was a Fish -- The Last Good Time -- Be Mine -- A Prize for Every Player -- Omega Point -- She Got Away
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780670025497
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1037149762
  • (OCoLC)on1037149762

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