ISBN10: 0374199698 ISBN13: 9780374199692 Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux Published: Sep 4 2002 Pages: 544 Weight: 1.95lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.67" Language: English
Signed by author on the title page. First edition, first printing.
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.