Farrar, Strauss and Giroux
Calliope's friendship with a classmate and her sense of identity are compromised by the adolescent discovery that she is a hermaphrodite, a situation with roots in her grandparent's desperate struggle for survival in the 1920s.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Intersex; intersex adult
Greek family; incest; Michigan; world history; silkworms; grandparents; mythology; identity; dating; Chapter Eleven bankruptcy
Eugenides, Jeffrey, "Middlesex" (2002). Diverse Families. 1717.