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The Virgin Suicides (1993), Eugenides' first novel, chronicles the lives of five teenaged sisters living in suburban Detroit who all commit suicide.

Augusten Burroughs, in his autobiographical Running with Scissors (2002), traces his harrowing childhood and his growing awareness of his homosexuality with an adept comic touch.

The narrator in Jonathan Franzen's bestselling novel, The Corrections, published in 2001, explores the lives of his offbeat family members as he tells of his struggle to make peace with them.

J. D. Salinger's classic coming-of-age story, Catcher in the Rye (1951), is narrated by Holden Caulfield, who tells the cynical but compelling story of a particular weekend in New York during his troubled teenaged years.

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