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Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 128,248 Ratings and 11,666 Reviews

Book Description
"I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day in January of 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of 1974." And so begins Middlesex, the mesmerizing saga of a near-mythic Greek American family and the "roller-coaster ride of a single gene through time." The odd but utterly believable story of Cal Stephanides... More
Book Information
PublisherTurtleback Books
BindingSchool & Library Binding (76 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date09/01/2003
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About Jeffrey Eugenides (Author) : Jeffrey Eugenides is a published author. Some of the published credits of Jeffrey Eugenides include Middlesex (Unabridged).
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7/3/2011 Robin Reardon said:
Anyone who doesn't believe that one's gender identity is, foundationally, second only to species in how we define ourselves would change their mind after reading this book. Although a novel, it would be believable as a memoir. And in fact it tells the story of many, many individuals who have remaine... more

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8/29/2009 Jennifer Knox said: by far the best piece of fiction i've read
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2/5/2008 Kathleen Foster said: Great book. Couldn't put it down.
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