Information about the author

The author of the novel “The Virgin Suicides” Jeffrey Eugenides with an Greek an Irish descent was born on March 8, 1960 in Detroit.

Part of his life (1999-2004) he spent in Berlin where tracts of his novel “Middlesex” take part. For this screed he got the Pulitzer Prize and the Ambassador Book Award. His novel “The Virgin Suicides” was adapted into a film by Sofia Coppola in 1993.

He now lives in Princeton, New Jersey, where he joined the faculty of Princeton Universitiy´s program in Creative Writing.

He also got an M.A. (Master of Arts) in English and creative writing.

Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Eugenides
19.01.2010
“The Virgin Suicides”

Stefanie, Katharina K., Teresa

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