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Middlesex

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: New York : Picador, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Calliope's friendship with a classmate and her sense of identity are compromised by the adolescent discovery that she is a hermaphrodite, a situation with roots in her grandparents' desperate struggle for survival in the 1920s.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Eugenides
ISBN: 9780312427733 0312427735 9780312422158 0312422156
OCLC Number: 138755139
Notes: "Oprah's book club."
Awards: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
Description: viii, 529 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Silver spoon --
Matchmaking --
Immodest proposal --
Silk road --
Henry Ford's --
English-language melting pot --
Minotaurs --
Marriage on ice --
Tricknology --
Clarinet serenade --
News of the world --
Ex ovo omnia --
Home movies --
Opa! --
Middlesex --
Mediterranean diet --
Wolverette --
Waxing lyrical --
Obscure object --
Tiresias in love --
Flesh and blood --
Gun on the wall --
Oracular vulva --
Looking myself up in Webster's --
Go west, young man --
Gender dysphoria in San Francisco --
Hermaphroditus --
Air-ride --
Last stop.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Eugenides.

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