The Resource My brilliant friend : childhood, adolescence, Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein

My brilliant friend : childhood, adolescence, Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein

Label
My brilliant friend : childhood, adolescence
Title
My brilliant friend
Title remainder
childhood, adolescence
Statement of responsibility
Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
The story of Elena and Lila begins in a poor but vibrant neighbourhood on the outskirts of Naples. The two girls learn to rely on each other ahead of anyone or anything else, sometimes to their own detriment, as each discovers more about who she is and suffers or delights in the throes of their intense friendship. There is a piercing honesty about Ferrante's prose that makes My Brilliant Friend a compulsively readable portrait of two young women, and also the story of a neighbourhood, a city and a country
Member of
Summary
Beginning in the 1950s Elena and Lila grow up in Naples, Italy, mirroring two different aspects of their nation
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10153014
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Goldstein, Ann
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Neapolitan novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Best friends
  • Large print books
Target audience
adult
Label
My brilliant friend : childhood, adolescence, Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000057429293
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
505 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410491169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
My brilliant friend : childhood, adolescence, Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
Publication
Copyright
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
000057429293
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
505 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410491169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print

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