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The story of a new name / #2.

Author: Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Penguin Group USA, 2013.
Series: Neapolitan trilogy, #2
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The second book, following last year's My Brilliant Friend, featuring the two friends Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their twenties. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila. Meanwhile, Elena continues her journey of self-discovery. The two young women share a complex and evolving bond that brings them close at times, and drives them apart at others. Each vacillates between hurtful disregard and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elena Ferrante
ISBN: 9781609451349 1609451341
OCLC Number: 962215996
Description: 471 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Neapolitan trilogy, #2
Responsibility: Elena Ferrante.

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The second book, following last year's My Brilliant Friend, featuring the two friends Lila and Elena. The two protagonists are now in their twenties. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila. Meanwhile, Elena continues her journey of self-discovery. The two young women share a complex and evolving bond that brings them close at times, and drives them apart at others. Each vacillates between hurtful disregard and profound love for the other. With this complicated and meticulously portrayed friendship at the center of their emotional lives, the two girls mature into women, paying the cruel price that this passage exacts.

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