The story of the lost child / Elean Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein.
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1 current hold with 5 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington||FIC FER LPT (Text)||32572000548073||CVBPLC Adult Fiction||Checked out||03/08/2017|
|Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library||LPF FER (Text)||33187004073488||Large Print Fiction - R||In transit||-|
|Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library||LP FER NEAP #4 (Text)||70743000151218||Large Print||Available||-|
|Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library||LP F FER (Text)||70621000211405||Adult - Large Print Fiction||Available||-|
|Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse||FIC FER LARGE PRINT BK.4 (Text)||50577011049554||Adult Large Print||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781410491183 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 1410491188 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 723 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
- Edition: Large print edition.
- Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2016.
- Copyright: ©2015
|General Note:|| "Maturity, old age."
Originally published in Italian as Storia della bambina perduta.
|Summary, etc.:|| Here is the dazzling saga of two women: the brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery, uncontainable Lila. Both are now adults; many of life's great discoveries have been made, its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Through it all, the women's friendship has remained the gravitational center of their lives. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up--a prison of conformity, violence, and inviolable taboos. Elena married, moved to Florence, started a family, and published several well-received novels. In this final book, she has returned to Naples. Lila, on the other hand, never succeeded in freeing herself from the city of her birth. She has become a successful entrepreneur, but her success draws her into closer proximity to the nepotism, chauvinism, and criminal violence that infect her neighborhood. Nearness to the world she has always rejected only brings her role as its unacknowledged leader into relief. For Lila is unstoppable, unmanageable, and unforgettable. Against the backdrop of a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous, the story of a lifelong friendship is told with unmatched honesty and brilliance.
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