Eugenides explained that he sees the story and the film as fairly separate enterprises. The fact that the movie has a different title than the story might give you some idea of how close a correspondence exists between the two. The plot of my story takes up the first twenty or thirty minutes of the film. From there, the screenwriter developed an entirely different outcome.

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Readers also enjoyed. About Jeffrey Eugenides. Jeffrey Eugenides. Eugenides was born in Detroit, Michigan, of Greek and Irish descent. He took his undergraduate degree at Brown University, graduating in He later earned an M. His novel, The Virgin Suicides, gained mainstream interest with the film adaptation directed by Sofia Coppola. The novel was reissued in Eugenides is reluctant to appear in public or disclose details about his private life, except through Michigan-area book signings in which he details the influence of Detroit and his high-school experiences on his writings.

He has said that he has been haunted by the decline of Detroit. Jeffrey Eugenides lives in Princeton, New Jersey with his wife, the photographer and sculptor Karen Yamauchi, and their daughter. Part of it was set in Berlin, Germany, where Eugenides lived from to , but it was chiefly concerned with the Greek-American immigrant experience in the United States, against the rise and fall of Detroit.

It explores the experience of the intersexed in the USA. Eugenides has also published short stories. Eugenides is the editor of the collection of short stories titled My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead. The proceeds of the collection go to the writing center Chicago, established to encourage young people's writing. Books by Jeffrey Eugenides. Related Articles.

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I thought of cancelling. I toyed with fictitious business trips and tropical diseases. I asked myself if I was jealous or just conservative and decided both. And then, of course, in the end, I did go. I went to keep from sitting at home thinking about it. Yeah, you can guess what the title means and yeah, this story goes in to more detail than I typically care to get in a story. Then, about a third of the way through, Wally Mars, an ex-boyfriend, introduces himself.

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