The days of abandonment

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2005.
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0 woman, abandoned by her husband with two young children to care for, finds herself literally trapped within the four walls of their high-rise apartment and is forced to confront her ghosts, the potential loss of her own identity and the possibility that life may never return to normal. I could not put this novel down. Elena Ferrante will blow you away. - Alice Seibold, author of The Lovely Bones
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9781933372006
9871933372006
9781609450298
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display_description Once an aspiring writer, Olga traded literary ambition for marriage and motherhood; when Mario dumps her after 15 years, she is utterly unprepared. Though she tells herself that she is a competent woman, nothing like the poverella (poor abandoned wife) that mothers whispered about in her childhood, Olga falls completely apart. Routine chores overwhelm her; she neglects her appearance and forgets her manners; she throws herself at the older musician downstairs; she sees the poverella's ghost. After months of self-pity, anger, doubt, fury, desperation and near madness, her acknowledgments of weaknesses in the marriage feel as earned as they are unsurprising.
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subject_facet Depressed persons -- Fiction, Housewives -- Fiction, Italy -- Fiction
title_display The days of abandonment
title_full The Days of Abandonment, The days of abandonment / Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
title_short The days of abandonment
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topic_facet Depressed persons, Fiction, Housewives, Literature