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The Marriage Plot: A Novel

By: "Eugenides, Jeffrey"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Picador:

Seller ID: 9781250014764

ISBN: 125001476X

Condition: GOOD


A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Named a Best Book of the Year by"The New York Times Book Review - "NPR" - The New Republic - Salon - The Seattle Times - Houston Chronicle - The Miami Herald - Publisher's Weekly" "Remind s] us with uncommon understanding what it is to be young and idealistic, in pursuit of true love, and in love with books and ideas."--Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times" "A grand romance in the Austen tradition."--"USA Today"Are the great love stories of the nineteenth century dead? Or can there be a new story, written for today and alive to the realiti... View more info

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The Virgin Suicides

By: "Eugenides, Jeffrey"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780446670258

ISBN: 0446670251

Condition: GOOD


Juxtaposing the most common and the most gothic, the humorous and the tragic, author Jeffrey Eugenides creates a vivid and compelling portrait of youth and lost innocence. He takes us back to the elm-lined streets of suburbia in the seventies, and introduces us to the men whose lives have been forever changed by their fierce, awkward obsession with five doomed sisters: brainy Therese, fastidious Mary, ascetic Bonnie, libertine Lux, and pale, saintly Cecilia, whose spectacular demise inaugurates "the year of the suicides." This is the debut novel that caused a sensation and won immediate acclai... View more info

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Middlesex

By: "Eugenides, Jeffrey"

Price: $3.75

Seller ID: 9780312422158

ISBN: 0312422156

Condition: GOOD


""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 driver's 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... View more info

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The Virgin Suicides: A Novel

By: "Eugenides, Jeffrey"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Picador:

Seller ID: 9780312428815

ISBN: 0312428812

Condition: GOOD


First published in 1993, "The Virgin Suicides" announced the arrival of a major new American novelist. In a quiet suburb of Detroit, the five Lisbon sisters--beautiful, eccentric, and obsessively watched by the neighborhood boys--commit suicide one by one over the course of a single year. As the boys observe them from afar, transfixed, they piece together the mystery of the family's fatal melancholy, in this hypnotic and unforgettable novel of adolescent love, disquiet, and death. Jeffrey Eugenides evokes the emotions of youth with haunting sensitivity and dark humor and creates a coming-of... View more info