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Cecilia

Cecilia( )
Author: Ferri, Linda
Translator: Goldstein, Ann
ISBN:978-1-933372-87-7
Publication Date:Apr 2010
Publisher:Europa Editions, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $27.99
Book Description:

Tells 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 noble 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 knowledge, 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...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Historical / Ancient
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.589 x 20.955 x 2.159 cm
Book Weight:0.34 Kilograms
Author Biography
Ferri, Linda (Author)
Ann Goldstein was born in 1950 and grew up in Maplewood, New Jersey. She attended Bennington College in Vermont and University College in London. She works as an editor and translator of Italian. She is best known as a translator of the works by Elena Ferrante's, Neapolitan Quartet. She has also translated works by Jhumpa Lahiri and Primo Levi. Her awards include 1993, 2002 Fellowship of the American Academy in Rome, a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship, and the PEN Renato Poggioli Translation Award.

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