Bad Haircut

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Bad Haircut

Stories of the Seventies

By Tom Perrotta

Berkley Trade, Hardcover, 9780425159545, 240pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 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 mysteries of sex, death, parents-and of course, bad haircuts.

About the Author
Tom Perotta is a graduate of Yale and teaches writing at Harvard. In addition to Election, he is the author of The Wishbones and Bad Haircut: Stories of the Seventies. He lives in Massachusetts.