×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Bookclub-in-A-Box Discusses Middlesex: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides
     

Bookclub-in-A-Box Discusses Middlesex: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides

by Jeffrey Eugenides
 

Transformation, identity, fate, destiny, crime, and punishment are some of the fascinating themes that are unraveled for readers in the Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide for Jeffrey Eugenides' Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Middlesex. The guide looks at the central character Callie, a hermaphrodite, and fits her unusual story against an historic and

Overview


Transformation, identity, fate, destiny, crime, and punishment are some of the fascinating themes that are unraveled for readers in the Bookclub-in-a-Box discussion guide for Jeffrey Eugenides' Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Middlesex. The guide looks at the central character Callie, a hermaphrodite, and fits her unusual story against an historic and cultural backdrop which includes Detroit in the 1930's, prohibition, silk-making, myths, legends and Greek tragedy. Bookclub-in-a-Box illustrates how Eugenides takes this heart-wrenching, but not uncommon situation, and presents it with respect, sympathy and dignity. As a reader, they will gain a deeper understanding and insight into the complex layers of this riveting story:

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897082003
Publisher:
Bookclub-In-A-Box
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Princeton, NJ
Date of Birth:
March 8, 1960
Place of Birth:
Detroit, Michigan
Education:
B.A. in English, Brown University, 1983; M.A. in creative writing/English, Stanford University, 1986

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews