Author:Jeffrey Eugenides

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Middlesex (Pulitzer Prize)

By: Jeffrey Eugenides

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Vintage Canada: 2003

Seller ID: 0051936

ISBN: 0676975658

Condition: Good


The first words of Jeffrey Eugenides exuberant and capacious novel Middlesex""take us right to the heart of its unique narrator: "I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974."""Middlesex is the story of Cal or Calliope Stephanides, a comic epic of a family's American life, and the expansive history of a gene travelling down through time, starting with a rare genetic mutation. In 1922, Desdemona and Eleutherios ("Lefty") Stephanides, bro... View more info

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The Virgin Suicides

By: Jeffrey Eugenides

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Vintage: 1993

Seller ID: 0111356

ISBN: 0307401928

Condition: Fair


First published in 1993, The Virgin Suicides announced the arrival of a major new American novelist. In a quiet suburb of Detroit, the five Lisbon sisters--beautiful, eccentric, and obsessively watched by the neighborhood boys--commit suicide one by one over the course of a single year. As the boys observe them from afar, transfixed, they piece together the mystery of the family's fatal melancholy, in this hypnotic and unforgettable novel of adolescent love, disquiet, and death. Jeffrey Eugenides evokes the emotions of youth with haunting sensitivity and dark humor and creates a coming-of-age ... View more info