Flesh And Blood

Flesh And Blood by Michael Cunningham 0684874318 9780684874319
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InFlesh and Blood,Michael Cunningham takes us on a masterful journeythrough four generations of the Stassos family as he examines the dynamics ofa family struggling to come of age in the 20th century.In 1950, Constantine Stassos, a Greek immigrant laborer, marries Mary Cuccio, anItalian-American girl, and together they produce three children: Susan, an ambitiousbeauty, Billy, a brilliant homosexual, and Zoe, a wild child. Over the years, a web oftangled longings, love, inadequacies and unfulfilled dreams unfolds as Mary andConstantines marriage fails and Susan, Billy, and Zoe leave to make families oftheir own. Zoe raises a child with the help of a transvestite, Billy makes a lifewith another man, and Susan raises a son conceived in secret, each extendingthe meaning of family and love. With the power of a Greek tragedy, the storybuilds to a heartbreaking crescendo, allowing a glimpse into contemporary lifewhich will echo in ones heart for years to come.

Author: Michael Cunningham

Language: English

Edition: 1st Scribner Paperback Fiction ed

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 465

Publisher: Touchstone

Publication Date: 1996-05-22


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