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Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta is the author of several works of fiction: Bad Haircut, The Wishbones, Election, and the New York Times bestselling Joe College and Little Children. Election was made into the acclaimed 1999 movie directed by Alexander Payne and starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon. Little Children was released as a movie directed by Todd Field and starring Kate Winslet and Jennifer Connelly in 2006, and for which Perrotta received Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for best screenplay. He lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Nine Inches
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Nine Inches

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

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The Leftovers
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The Leftovers

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

A New York Times Notable Book for 2011
A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011
A USA Today 10 Books We Loved Reading in 2011 Title
One of NPR's 10 Best...

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Grade My Teacher
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Grade My Teacher

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

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...

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Bad Haircut
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Bad Haircut

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

New York Times bestselling author Tom Perrotta's first book is "more powerful than any coming-of-age novel" —The Washington Post

Bad Haircut explores the themes that...

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Senior Season
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Senior Season

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

A glimpse into parallel lives in a suburban town Tom Perrotta has made recognizably his in novels like ELECTION, LITTLE CHILDREN and this fall's THE LEFTOVERS. Clay wouldn't have said his life was...

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The Abstinence Teacher
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The Abstinence Teacher

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

"Perrotta is that rare combination: a satirist with heart….Those who haven't curled up on the couch with this writer's books are missing a very great pleasure."—Seattle Times

Stonewood...

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Joe College
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Joe College

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

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...

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Little Children
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Little Children

Tom Perrotta
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Tom Perrotta's thirty-ish 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 of the playground; Sarah, a lapsed...

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The Wishbones

The Wishbones

Tom Perrotta; Read by Jack Hawkins
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Audio

In The Wishbones, Tom Perrotta's characters are 90s adults still clinging to their 70s dreams. Thirty-one-year-old Dave Raymond has an adoring girlfriend and a steady gig as guitarist for...

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