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Middlesex.

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells the breathtaking story of Calliope Stephanides, and three generations of the Greek-American Stephanides family, who travel from a tiny village overlooking Mount Olympus in Asia Minor to Prohibition-era Detroit, witnessing its glory days as the Motor City, and the race riots of 1967, before they move out to the tree-lined streets of suburban Grosse Pointe, Michigan. To understand why Calliope is not  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Eugenides
ISBN: 0374199698 9780374199692
OCLC Number: 436920756
Notes: Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

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This book tells the breathtaking story of Calliope Stephanides, and three generations of the Greek-American Stephanides family, who travel from a tiny village overlooking Mount Olympus in Asia Minor to Prohibition-era Detroit, witnessing its glory days as the Motor City, and the race riots of 1967, before they move out to the tree-lined streets of suburban Grosse Pointe, Michigan. To understand why Calliope is not like other girls, she has to uncover a guilty family secret, and the astonishing genetic history that turns Callie into Cal, one of the most audacious and wondrous narrators in contemporary fiction.

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