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The Resource The lying life of adults, Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein

The lying life of adults, Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein

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The lying life of adults
Title
The lying life of adults
Statement of responsibility
Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
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Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Two years before leaving home my father said to my mother that I was very ugly. The sentence was uttered under his breath, in the apartment that my parents, newly married, had bought in Rione Alto, at the top of Via San Giacomo dei Capri. Everything-the spaces of Naples, the blue light of a very cold February, those words-remained fixed. But I slipped away, and am still slipping away, within these lines that are intended to give me a story, while in fact I am nothing, nothing of my own, nothing that has really begun or really been brought to completion: only a tangled knot, and nobody, not even the one who at this moment is writing, knows if it contains the right thread for a story or is merely a snarled confusion of suffering, without redemption
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ATCDL
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Ferrante, Elena
Dewey number
853.92
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
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Goldstein, Ann
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  • Teenagers
  • Naples (Italy)
Target audience
adult
Label
The lying life of adults, Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000067725806
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
322 pages
Isbn
9781787702400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1190730868
Label
The lying life of adults, Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000067725806
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
322 pages
Isbn
9781787702400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1190730868

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