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The virgin suicides / Jeffrey Eugenides.

Eugenides, Jeffrey (Author).
Book Book (1993.)
Description: 249 p. ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1993.
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  • ISBN: 9784152078674
  • ISBN: 4152078677
  • ISBN: 9780312428815 (1st Picador ed. ; 2009)
  • ISBN: 0312428812 (1st Picador ed. ; 2009)
  • ISBN: 9780374284381
  • ISBN: 0374284385
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Summary: In a quiet suburb of Detroit, the five Lisbon sisters--beautiful, eccentric, and obsessively watched by the neighborhood boys--commit suicide one by one over the course of a single year. As the boys observe them from afar, transfixed, they piece together the mystery of the family's fatal melancholy, in this hypnotic and unforgettable novel of adolescent love, disquiet, and death. --back cover
The five Lisbon sisters are brought up in a strict household, and when the youngest kills herself, the oppression of the remaining sisters intensifies. As Therese, Mary, Bonnie and Lux are pulled deeper into isolation by their domineering mother, a group of neighborhood boys become obsessed with liberating the sisters. But what the boys don't know is, the Lisbon girls are beyond saving.
Citation: Eugenides, Jeffrey. "The virgin suicides." New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1993.
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