Title Profile & Character Information

The Middlesteins

Annotation
For more than 30 years, Edie and Richard Middlestein shared a solid family life together in the suburbs of Chicago. But now things are splintering apart, for one reason: Edie's enormous girth. When Richard abandons his wife, it is up to the next generation to take control.

Characters
NameMiddlestein, Richard
GenderMale
TraitsMarried
Father

NameMiddlestein, Edie
GenderFemale
TraitsMarried
Mother

GenreDomestic
Fiction
TopicsMarriage
Family
Obsession
Love
Fathers and daughters
Abandoned wives
SettingChicago, Illinois
Illinois