The lost daughter

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Leda, a middle-aged divorcee, is alone for the first time in years when her daughters leave home to live with their father. Her initial, unexpected sense of liberty turns quickly to ferocious introspection following a seemingly trivial occurrence. Ferrante's language is as fierce and finely tuned as ever - she treats her theme with an intense, candid tenacity. A complex, controlled and piercing meditation on motherhood and womanhood.
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9781933372426
9781504636544
9781609451035
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"Elena Ferrante will blow you away."-Alice Sebold, author of The Lovely Bones

From the author of The Days of Abandonment, The Lost Daughter is Elena Ferrante's most compelling and perceptive meditation on womanhood and motherhood yet. Leda, a middle-aged divorce, is alone for the first time in years when her daughters leave home to live with their father. Her initial, unexpected sense of liberty turns to ferocious introspection following a seemingly trivial occurrence. Ferrante's language is as finely tuned and intense as ever, and she treats her theme with a fierce, candid tenacity.

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subject_facet Divorced women -- Fiction, Empty nesters -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
title_display The lost daughter
title_full The Lost Daughter, The lost daughter / by Elena Ferrante ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein
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topic_facet Divorced women, Empty nesters, Fiction, Literature, Mothers and daughters