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Middlesex

Middlesex
Title: Middlesex
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Annotation:Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction2003
I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day of January 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of l974 My birth certificate lists my name as Calliope Helen Stephanides. My most recent drivers license records my first name simply as Cal.
So begins 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 l967, 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. Lyrical and thrilling, Middlesex is an exhilarating reinvention of the American epic.
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  1. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  2. Book One
  3. The Silver Spoon
  4. Matchmaking
  5. An Immodest Proposal
  6. The Silk Road
  7. Eleutherios Stephanides
  8. has been vaccinated and UNLOUSED and is passed as vermin-free this date Sept. 23, 1922
  9. Disinfection Maritime Piraeus
  10. Book Two
  11. Henry Ford s English-Language Melting Pot
  12. Minotaurs
  13. Marriage On Ice
  14. Tricknology
  15. Clarinet Serenade
  16. News of the World
  17. Ex Ovo Omnia
  18. Book Three
  19. Home Movies
  20. Opa!
  21. Middlesex
  22. The Mediterranean Diet
  23. The Wolverette
  24. Waxing Lyrical
  25. The Obscure Object
  26. Tiresias in Love
  27. Flesh and Blood
  28. The Gun on the Wall
  29. Book Four
  30. The Oracular Vulva
  31. Looking Myself up in Webster s
  32. Go West, Young Man
  33. Gender Dysphoria in San Francisco
  34. Hermaphroditus
  35. Air-Ride
  36. The Last Stop
  37. Authors Note


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