The Story of the Lost Child

Author(s): Elena Ferrante
Series: Neapolitan Series No: 4
Awards:2016-Fiction-Shortlist-Booker Prize International,
New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Sep 01, 2015
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Product Number: Z100101825
Released: Sep 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504630061
Narrator/s: Hillary Huber
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The Story of the Lost Child concludes the dazzling saga of two women—the brilliant, bookish Elena and the fiery, uncontainable Lila—who first met amid the shambles of postwar Italy. In this book, life's great discoveries have been made; its vagaries and losses have been suffered. Through it all, Elena and Lila's friendship remains the gravitational center of their lives. Both women once fought to escape the neighborhood in which they grew up. Elena married, moved to Florence, started a family, and published several well-received books. But now, she has returned to Naples to be with the man she has always loved. Lila, on the other hand, never succeeded in freeing herself from Naples. She has become a successful entrepreneur, but her success draws her into closer proximity with the nepotism, chauvinism, and criminal violence that infect her neighborhood. Yet, somehow, this proximity to a world she has always rejected only brings her role as unacknowledged leader of that world into relief.

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Author(s): Elena Ferrante
Product Number EB00611662
Released: Sep 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Europa Editions
ISBN: #9781609452964

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