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The Story of the Lost Child

Elena Ferrante

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Rebecca (Mercedes Ruehl) was adopted as a child and begins to wonder about her past after her mother dies. Her adoptive father's new wife takes no interest in her, and when several years later her father also passes away, she goes on a quest to find her biological parents. She eventually meets a Navajo woman and discovers they are siblings. Rebecca is overjoyed to discover her lost family, but her husband, Jack (Jamey Sheridan), has to struggle to adapt to this new reality.

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EAN: 9780091919078

Published: 25 Apr 2013

About Elena Ferrante


Elena Ferrante is the pen-name of an Italian novelist whose true identity is not publicly known. Though heralded as the most important Italian novelist of her generation, she has kept her identity secret since the publication of her first novel in 1992.Ferrante is the author of a half dozen novels, the most well-known of which is Days of Abandonment (I giorni dell'abbandono). Her "Neapolitan Novels", a series about two perceptive and intelligent girls from Naples who try to create lives for themselves within a violent and stultifying culture, consist of My Brilliant Friend,[2] The Story of a New Name (2013), Those Who Leave And Those Who Stay (2014), and The Story of the Lost Child, which was nominated for the Strega Prize, an Italian literary award.