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The Story of a New Name

(2013)
(The second book in the Neapolitan series)
A novel by

 
Soon to be an HBO series, the follow-up to My Brilliant Friend in the New York Times bestselling Neapolitan quartet about two friends growing up in post-war Italy is a rich, intense, and generous-hearted family epic by Italy's most beloved and acclaimed writer, Elena Ferrante, "one of the great novelists of our time." (Roxana Robinson, The New York Times)

In The Story of a New Name, Lila has recently married and made her enteree into the family business; Elena, meanwhile, continues her studies and her exploration of the world beyond the neighborhood that she so often finds stifling. Love, jealousy, family, freedom, commitment, and above all friendship: these are signs under which both women live out this phase in their stories. Marriage appears to have imprisoned Lila, and the pressure to excel is at times too much for Elena. Yet the two young women share a complex and evolving bond that is central to their emotional lives and is a source of strength in the face of life's challenges. In these Neapolitan Novels, Elena Ferrante, the acclaimed author of The Days of Abandonment, gives readers a poignant and universal story about friendship and belonging.

Ferrante is one of the world's great storytellers. With the Neapolitan quartet she has given her readers an abundant, generous, and masterfully plotted page-turner that is also a stylish work of literary fiction destined to delight readers for many generations to come.

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Hardback Editions

July 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Story Of A New Name (Thorndike Basic)
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
ISBN: 1-4104-9117-X / 978-1-4104-9117-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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Paperback Editions

July 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name (The Neapolitan Novels)
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
ISBN: 1-59413-994-6 / 978-1-59413-994-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2013 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
ISBN: 1-60945-134-1 / 978-1-60945-134-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Europa Editions
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Audio Editions

September 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name: The Neapolitan Novels, Book 2
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   

September 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name: The Neapolitan Novels, Book 2
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2015 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name (Neapolitan Novels)
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
ISBN: 1-4830-8056-0 / 978-1-4830-8056-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2015 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name (Neapolitan Novels, Book 2)
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
ISBN: 1-4830-8058-7 / 978-1-4830-8058-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2015 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name (Neapolitan Novels, Book 2)
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
ISBN: 1-4830-8057-9 / 978-1-4830-8057-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name: The Neapolitan Novels, Book 2
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

April 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name: The Neapolitan Novels, Book 2
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

September 2013 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Story of a New Name (Neapolitan Novels Book 2)
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Europa Editions
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Story of a New Name: Neapolitan Novels, Book Two
Author(s): Elena Ferrante
Publisher: Europa Editions
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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