My brilliant friend / Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein.
- 3 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis|| ISLM PQ4866.E6345 A8113 2016B (Text)||00000106161987||Talking Books Large Type||Checked out||09/23/2066|
|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis|| ISLM PQ4866.E6345 A8113 2016B (Text)||00000106161979||Talking Books Large Type||Checked out||09/01/2066|
|Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale||LP FER NEAP #1 (Text)||70743000151203||Large Print||Available||-|
|Perry County Public Library - Tell City||LP F FER (Text)||70621000211421||Adult - Large Print Fiction||Available||-|
|Rochester Library||LPF FER (Text)||33187004073496||Large Print Fiction - R||Checked out||10/25/2016|
|Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse||FIC FER LARGE PRINT BK.1 (Text)||50577011049547||Adult Large Print||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781410491169 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 1410491161 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 505 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.
- Copyright: ©2012
|General Note:|| "Childhood, adolescence."
"Original title: L'amica geniale"--Title page verso.
|Summary, etc.:|| This modern masterpiece from one of Italy's most acclaimed authors is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted story about two friends, Elena and Lila. Ferrante's inimitable style lends itself perfectly to a meticulous portrait of these two women that is also the story of a nation and a touching meditation on the nature of friendship. The story begins in the 1950s, in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples. Growing up on these tough streets the two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else. As they grow, as their paths repeatedly diverge and converge, Elena and Lila remain best friends whose respective destinies are reflected and refracted in the other. They are likewise the embodiments of a nation undergoing momentous change. Through the lives of these two women, Ferrante tells the story of a neighborhood, a city, and a country as it is transformed in ways that, in turn, also transform the relationship between her protagonists, the unforgettable Elena and Lila.
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