The lost daughter

The lost daughter
Ferrante, Elena
  • Item Type: Book - PAPERBACK F
  • Published: 2015
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Leda is a middle-aged, divorced mother devoted to her work as an English professor. After the departure of her grown-up daughters, she takes a holiday on the Italian coast. But after a few days things become unsettling; on the beach she encounters a family whose brash behaviour proves menacing.

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Mothers and daughters--Fiction.
Divorced women--Fiction.
Empty nesters--Fiction.


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9781925240139 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Ferrante, Elena,


The lost daughter / Elena Ferrante; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein.

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Melbourne, Victoria : The Text Publishing Company, 2015.

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140 pages ; 20 cm.

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General Note:

English translation first published: 2007.


Translated from the Italian.

Subject term:

Mothers and daughters--Fiction.

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Divorced women--Fiction.

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Empty nesters--Fiction.

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Goldstein, Ann, 1949-

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