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The Virgin Suicides by  Jeffrey (born 1960) EUGENIDES - Hardcover - Signed - from Adrian Harrington Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Virgin Suicides

by EUGENIDES, Jeffrey (born 1960)

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New York, NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1993. SIGNED FIRST EDITION. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.[6]; 249; [1]. Publisher's white quarter cloth over orange paper covered boards, black titles to spine, photographic dust-jacket designed by Michael Kaye and Cynthia Krupat. Signed by the author to the title page. Some slight marking to the top of the spine, light shelfwear. Near-fine.

The Virgin Suicides is the 1993 debut novel by American writer Jeffrey Eugenides. The story, which is set in Grosse Pointe, Michigan during the 1970s, centers around the suicides of five sisters. The Lisbon girls' suicides fascinate their community as their neighbors struggle to find an explanation for the acts. The book's first chapter appeared in Issue No. 117 of The Paris Review (Winter 1990), where it won the 1991 Aga Khan Prize for Fiction.




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