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Middlesex

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides; Jennifer Christiansen; Moline Public Library (Ill.)
Publisher: Moline, Ill. : Moline Public Library, 2008.
Series: Novel conversation.
Edition/Format:   Book : Kit : 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, Kit
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Eugenides; Jennifer Christiansen; Moline Public Library (Ill.)
ISBN: 9780312427733 0312427735
OCLC Number: 231624228
Notes: Books: Middlesex / Jeffrey Eugenides. New York : Picador, c2002. viii, 529 p. ; 21 cm.
Description: 10 books, discussion guide ; in plastic container 15 x 39 x24.
Contents: Contains: multiple copies of the book, a binder with discussion questions for book groups, author biographies, reviews, reading group guidelines, and background geographic information.
Series Title: Novel conversation.
Responsibility: [compiled by Jennifer Christiansen].

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"Portions of this novel appeared, in different form, in The New Yorker and Granta"--T.p. verso.  Read more...

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"Part Tristram Shandy, part Ishmael, part Holden Caulfield, Cal is a wonderfully engaging narrator. . . A deeply affecting portrait of one family's tumultuous engagement with the American twentieth Read more...

 
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