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The Virgin Suicides by  Jeffrey Eugenides - Hardcover - 1993 - from Warwick Books and Biblio.com

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The Virgin Suicides

by Eugenides, Jeffrey

Condition: Very Good +/very good +


New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1993. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. Hardcover in dust jacket. First edition. Book is in very good condition, with lightly bumped corners and rubbed edges. Top and bottom edges of spine are tanned. Jacket is in VG+ condition, with lightly rubbed edges and corners and one tiny tear on top edge. The basis for the film. By the author of the Puiitzer Prize-winning novel "Middlesex." 8vo. 249 pp. In protective Mylar.


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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