My Brilliant Friend (HBO Tie-in Edition): Book 1: Childhood and Adolescence USED BOOK

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Condition: 
Good
Signed Copy?: 
No
Inscribed?: 
No
Ex-Library?: 
No
Primary Author: 
Ferrante, Elena
Other Authors: 
Ferrante, Elena; Goldstein, Ann
Binding Type: 
Paperback
Publisher: 
Europa Editions
Publication Date: 
10/02/2018
Book Description: 

Now an HBO series: the first volume in the New York Times-bestselling "enduring masterpiece" about a lifelong friendship between two women from Naples (The Atlantic).

Beginning in the 1950s in a poor but vibrant neighborhood on the outskirts of Naples, Elena Ferrante's four-volume story spans almost sixty years, as its main characters, the fiery and unforgettable Lila and the bookish narrator, Elena, become women, wives, mothers, and leaders, all the while maintaining a complex and at times conflicted friendship. This first novel in the series follows Lila and Elena from their fateful meeting as ten-year-olds through their school years and adolescence.

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 two women.

"An intoxicatingly furious portrait of enmeshed friends."--Entertainment Weekly

"Spectacular."--Maureen Corrigan, NPR's Fresh Air

"Captivating."--The New Yorker

ISBN: 
9781609455064
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