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.