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Homes, A. M.

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Works: 119 works in 393 publications in 9 languages and 13,443 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Drama  History  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Catalogs 
Roles: Scenarist, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3558.O448, 813.54
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May we be forgiven by A. M Homes( Book )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
Feeling overshadowed by his more-successful younger brother, Harold is shocked by his brother's violent act that irrevocably changes their lives, placing Harold in the role of father figure to his brother's adolescent children and caregiver to his aging parents
This book will save your life by A. M Homes( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,374 libraries worldwide
Richard Novak is a modern-day Everyman, a middle-aged divorcé trading stocks out of his home, who lives is emotional isolation. A medical emergency and the discovery of an expanding sinkhole outside his house conspire to hurl him back into the world and new relationships. The promised land of Los Angeles is also very much a character in this novel about compassion, transformation, and taking chances
Jack by A. M Homes( Book )
25 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Jack's confused feelings for his father, who left him and his mother four years earlier, are further complicated when he finds that his father is gay
Things you should know : a collection of stories by A. M Homes( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories considers such topics as human desires, memories, the need for connection, adolescent sexuality, and finding oneself
Music for torching by A. M Homes( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
A novel on a middle-class suburb that produces a school shooting. The protagonists are bored parents, comfortably off and looking for kicks. They find them in violence, drugs, adultery, and in one case burning their house and parking the children with neighbors
The end of Alice by A. M Homes( Book )
27 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 782 libraries worldwide
A teenage vamp enters into a bizarre correspondence with a jailed killer. He writes her how he raped and murdered a girl she knew, she describes how she scores, seducing a much younger boy along with his father. A study of perversion. By the author of A Country of Mothers
In a country of mothers by A. M Homes( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
In a Country of Mothers is a transfixing literary and psychological thriller that questions such bedrock assumptions as the confidence we place in family, in healers, in all those we know, care about, and trust with our secrets. In its alarming climactic moments, all the more terrifying for the familiarity of their setting, A.M. Homes forces us to confront our own judgments about sanity, danger, and desire
The safety of objects : stories by A. M Homes( Book )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Published to overwhelming critical acclaim, this extraordinary 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 favorite doll; Adults Alone, which first introduced Paul and Elaine, the crack smoking yuppie couple whose marriage careens out of control in Homes's novel Music for Torching; and Looking for Johnny, in which a kidnapped boy having failed his abductor's expectations, is returned home. Brilliantly conceived sharply etched, and exceptionally satisfying these stories explore the American dream in ways you're not likely soon to forget. Working in Kodacolor hues, Homes offers an uncanny pictures of a surreal suburbia outrageous and utterly believable
The safety of objects ( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Once an up-and-coming singer/songwriter, Paul Gold now lies in a coma. He is attentively nursed by his mother Esther, who dotes on her son to the point that her husband and daughter, Julie, feel very left out. Meanwhile, Jim Train is a workaholic lawyer who is closer to his tortes than to his spouse Susan. Their son Jake has taken a morbid fascination with his sister's baby doll. At the same time, Paul's former lover Annette Jennings is trying to pull her life and her family back together after a particularly brutal divorce
This book will save your life by A. M Homes( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Richard Novak is a modern-day Everyman, a middle-aged divorceþ 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. He is functionally dead and doesn't even notice until two incidents--an attack of intense pain that lands him in the emergency room, and the discovery of an expanding sinkhole outside his house--conspire to hurl him back into the world. He forms the first of many new relationships on his way home from the hospital. In the end, Richard is also brought back in closer touch with his family, including his estranged son. The promised land of Los Angeles is also very much a character in this novel about compassion, transformation, and what can happen if you are willing to lose yourself and open up to the world around you
Eric Fischl : beach paintings by Eric Fischl( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Collection of 200 of Eric Fischl's beach-inspired works including paintings, photographs, watercolors, charcoals with a short story by American novelist A. M. Homes
Petah Coyne : everything that rises must converge by Petah Coyne( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Los Angeles : people, places, and the castle on the hill by A. M Homes( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Wave music by Clifford Ross( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
On the street : 1980-1990 by Amy Arbus( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Speed : art, 2003-2009 by Julie Speed( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
The moral painter : the art of Julie Speed / by Elizabeth Ferrer -- Do you hear what I hear? / by A.M. Homes -- Tracking / by Julie Speed -- Plates -- List of works -- Exhibitions 2003-2008 -- Publications and media 2003-2008
This book will save your life by A. M Homes( Computer File )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Richard Novak is a modern-day Everyman, a middle-aged divorcé 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. He is functionally dead and doesn't even notice until two incidents--an attack of intense pain that lands him in the emergency room, and the discovery of an expanding sinkhole outside his house--conspire to hurl him back into the world. He forms the first of many new relationships on his way home from the hospital. In the end, Richard is also brought back in closer touch with his family, including his estranged son. The promised land of Los Angeles is also very much a character in this novel about compassion, transformation, and what can happen if you are willing to lose yourself and open up to the world around you.--From publisher description
This book will save your life by A. M Homes( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Richard Novak is a middle-aged divorcé trading stocks out of his L.A. home. He is functionally dead and doesn't even notice, until an attack of intense pain lands him in the emergency room and an expanding sinkhole opens outside his house. On his way home from the hospital he meets a weeping housewife in the supermarket, helps save a horse that has fallen into the sinkhole, rescues a woman from the trunk of her kidnapper's car, and, after the sinkhole claims his house, befriends a reluctant counterculture icon. In the end, Richard is brought back in touch with his family--aging parents, brilliant brother, beloved ex-wife, and finally, before the story's breathtaking finale, his estranged son Ben
Bill Owens : photographs by Bill Owens( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Dit boek redt je leven by A. M Homes( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Een rijke, gescheiden man, die teruggetrokken leeft in de heuvels van Californië, gaat door enkele gebeurtenissen een totaal ander leven leiden
 
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Alternative Names
Homes, A. M. 1961-
Homes, Amy M., 1961-
Homes, Amy Michael
Homes, Amy Michael, 1961-
הומס, א״מ.
ホームズ, A. M
Languages
English (215)
Italian (10)
German (9)
Spanish (5)
Dutch (4)
Polish (2)
Romanian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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