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- DescriptionTells the story of a young girl's search to define herself in a world rife with social upheaval, religious conflict and deep foreboding. Cecilia, born into a ble Roman family in the second century AD, is 15 years old. But in a society that leaves little room for women to discover aptitudes, her search for kwledge, which she conducts with all the awkwardness and urgency of her age, is fraught with challenges. Grasping for light in an age of darkness and searching for answers among conflicting ideologies, Cecilia tells the story of a soul's progress.
- Author Biography<b>Linda Ferri </b>is the author of the novel <i>Enchantments, </i>a collection of short stories, and numerous books for children. She co-wrote the films: <i>The Son's Room </i>(Palme d'or 2001, Cannes), directed by Nanni Moretti; <i>The Life I Want </i>and <i>Light of My Eyes</i>, directed by Giuseppe Piccioni; and <i>Along the Ridge </i>by Kim Rossi Stuart. She lives in Rome. <b>Ann Goldstein </b>is an editor at <i>The New Yorker. </i>For Europa Editions, she has translated several novels by Elena Ferrante, <i>The Worst Intentions </i>by Alessandro Piperno, and <i>Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio</i> by Amara Lakhous. She is currently editing the complete works of Primo Levi, a project for which she received a Guggenheim Fellowship Award.
- Author(s)Linda Ferri
- PublisherEuropa Editions
- Date of Publication13/05/2010
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintEuropa Editions
- Weight349 g
- Width135 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine22 mm
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