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Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: New York : Picador, [2007], ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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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
Fiction
Bildungsromans
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.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2003.
Description: viii, 529 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Book 1: --
Silver spoon --
Matchmaking --
Immodest proposal --
Silk road --
Book 2: --
Henry Ford's English-language melting pot --
Minotaurs --
Marriage on ice --
Tricknology --
Clarinet serenade --
News of the world --
Ex ovo omnia --
Book 3: --
Home movies --
Opa! --
Middlesex --
Mediterranean diet --
Wolverette --
Waxing lyrical --
Obscure object --
Tiresias in love --
Flesh and blood --
Gun on the wall --
Book 4: --
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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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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