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The Virgin Suicides by  Jeffrey EUGENIDES - First edition - 1993 - from Sawtooth Books and Biblio.com

The Virgin Suicides

by EUGENIDES, Jeffrey

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New York: FSG, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Basis for the movie of the same name. a lovely copy. He was chosen as one of the top 20 young writers in America by Granta magazine. This is the first book by Eugenides who won the Pulitzer Prize for his second novel, Middlesex.


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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