Tom Perrotta



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    Literary

    Aug-2017

    From one of the most popular and bestselling authors of our time, a penetrating and hilarious new novel about sex, love, and identity on the frontlines of America’s culture wars. Eve Fletcher is trying to figure out what comes next. A forty-six-...

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    Literary

    Sep-2013

    Nine Inches, Tom Perrotta’s first true collection, features ten stories -- some sharp and funny, some mordant and surprising, and a few intense and disturbing. Whether he’s dropping into the lives of two teachers -- and their love lost and foun...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2013

    The public and private self-images of a high school math teacher uncomfortably collide when she has a coffee date with a student who has posted negative comments about her on grademyteacher.com The story, set at and around small-town Gifford High ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2012

    The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, ...

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    Literary

    Sep-2011

    What if -- whoosh, right now, with no explanation -- a number of us simply vanished? Would some of us collapse? Would others of us go on, one foot in front of the other, as we did before the world turned upside down? That's what the bewildered ci...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2011

    Clay wouldn’t have said his life was defined by his place on the high school football team’s roster, but when he’s sidelined by injury, everything, including his sense of self, seems different. And it’s not just that his concussion was bad e...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2007

    Stonewood Heights is the perfect place to raise children: it has the proverbial good schools, solid values and a healthy real estate market. It's the kind of place where parents are involved in their children's lives -- coaching sports, driving carpo...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2004

    TOM PEROTTA’S thirtyish parents of young children are a varied and surprising bunch. There's Todd, the handsome stay-at-home dad, dubbed "The Prom King" by the moms at the playground, and his wife, Kathy, a documentary filmmaker envious of the conn...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2000

    For many college students, spring break means fun and sun in Florida. For Danny, a Yale junior, it means two weeks behind the wheel of the Roach Coach, his father's lunch truck, which plies the parking lots of office parks in central New Jersey.But D...

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    Action Adventure

    Jul-1999

    A thirty-one-year-old rock'n'roll guitarist decides to get married, only to begin an affair with Gretchen, a New York poet, and finds himself torn between letting his dreams die and having a steady gig. A first novel. Reprint....

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1998

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Leftovers comes a darkly hilarious novel about a high school election that brings out the worst in everyone—the basis for the film starring Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick!Tracy Flick wants ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1997

    Tom Perrotta made his literary debut with his short story collection Bad Haircut, earning critical praise and comparisons to Salinger, Carver, and Roth by taking readers to New Jersey in the 1970s as a boy named Buddy struggles with the timeless myst...

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