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Middlesex

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: New York : Picador, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eugenides, Jeffrey.
Middlesex.
New York : Picador, c2002
(OCoLC)138755139
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Eugenides
ISBN: 9781429956277 1429956275
OCLC Number: 496844431
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 529 p.) 1 online resource (544 p.)
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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"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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