Middlesex - Book 3, Middlesex Summary & Analysis

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Book 3, Middlesex Summary

With the insurance settlement from the restaurant, the Stephanides family goes from barely middle class to at least upper-middle class. Just as many other families did after the riots, the Stephanides begin to look for a home outside the city in a tamer, whiter neighborhood. Milton also buys a new Cadillac, his first of many. While shopping for a new home, they see many that they like, however, due to the discrimination present in the upscale neighborhoods, each of the homes mysteriously double in price or were suddenly off the market.

Finally, they are able to see a home in Grosse Pointe, which is quite eccentric but Milton decides that it is the one and offers to pay cash then and there, thereby overcoming the discrimination barrier. The house is located on Middlesex Boulevard.

The family soon moves in and gets settled. Lefty continues to...

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