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Aracoeli : a novel

Author: Elsa Morante
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An aging man attempts to recover the past and get his life back on track in the process. His deceased mother, Aracoeli, came from a small Spanish town and married an upper class Italian navy ensign. The idyllic years she spends with her only son, Mauel, are shattered when she contracts an incurable disease and becomes a nymphomaniac. Now 43, Manuel is a unattractive, self-loathing, recovering drug addict who works  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morante, Elsa, approximately 1912-1985.
Aracoeli.
New York : Random House, ©1984
(OCoLC)566201946
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsa Morante
ISBN: 0394535189 9780394535180
OCLC Number: 10724434
Notes: Translation of: Aracoeli.
Description: 311 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Aracoeli.
Responsibility: Elsa Morante ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.

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An aging man attempts to recover the past and get his life back on track in the process. His deceased mother, Aracoeli, came from a small Spanish town and married an upper class Italian navy ensign. The idyllic years she spends with her only son, Mauel, are shattered when she contracts an incurable disease and becomes a nymphomaniac. Now 43, Manuel is a unattractive, self-loathing, recovering drug addict who works in a dead end job at a small publishing house. He decides to travel back to Spain to search for traces of his mother.

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