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Middlesex

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: New York : Picador, [2007], ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : 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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Eugenides
ISBN: 9780312427733 0312427735
OCLC Number: 232853195
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, ©2002.
"Oprah's book club"--Cover.
Description: viii, 529 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jeffrey Eugenides.

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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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