Middlesex

Jeffrey Eugenides  Author

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Middlesex

English

ISBN: 1593977344

EAN: 9781593977344

Category: Fiction / Cultural Heritage/Fiction / General

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Release Date: 11/30/2004

Synopsis: In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls school, Grosse Pointe, MI, finds herself drawn to a chain-smoking, strawberry-blonde classmate with a gift for acting. The passion that furtively develops between them - along with Callies failure to develop - leads Callie to suspect that she is not like other girls. The explanation for this shocking state of affairs takes us out of suburbia - back before the Detroit race riots of 1967, before the rise of the Motor City, to 1922, when the Turks sacked Smyrna and Callies grandparents fled for their lives, back to a tiny village in Asia Minor where two lovers, and one rare genetic mutation, set in motion the metamorphosis that will turn Callie into a being both mythical and perfectly real: a hermaphrodite. Sprawling across eight decades - and one unusually awkward adolescence - Jeffrey Eugenides long-awaited second novel is a grand, utterly original fable of crossed bloodlines, the intricacies of gender, and the deep, untidy promptings of desire. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Audie Award for best unabridged fiction, Middlesex marks the fulfillment of a huge talent, named one of Americas best young novelists by both Granta and The New Yorker,

Awards: Listen Up Awards – null  Pulitzer Prize – null 

Middlesex

Illustrated: No

Format: Compact Disc

Height: 2.15 inches

Width: 5.26 inches

Length: 5.87 inches

Weight: 16.93 oz