Lost in the Spanish Quarter

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: 2019-09-10

Description

Told with the intimacy and ferocity of Elena Ferrantes Neapolitan Novels and set in the passionate, intense, and crumbling neighborhood known as the Spanish Quarter of Naples, comes a tale of two students searching for love and belonging in the city they so desperately want to call home.Years after leaving Naples with a broken heart, Heddi receives an email from her first love. Although she now lives in New Zealand, just the thought of the Spanish Quarters narrow, winding streets sparks the pain of longing. Heddi had found her place in that city built on Roman ruins and set against a sleeping volcano. A place she wants to call home despite being lamericana or the American. For Heddis group of university friends, Naples is either a refuge from their familial responsibilities or an entryway to a wider world. But for all of them, Naples was their real university of life: the setting of their unrestrained youth. When Heddi first met Pietro at a party hosted by her bohemian roommates, she was inexplicably drawn to the serious geology student. Despite coming from wildly different backgroundsHeddi, a nomadic American; Pietro, an Italian farm boythe two fell into a liberating romance. She was searching for the roots she never had, while he tried to escape his. Yet even after the two were doomed to part ways, their story isnt finished just yet. Inspired by her own 10-year search for belonging in Naples, author Heddi Goodrich gives readers a passionate tale of a life caught between two worlds and a heartfelt ode to first loveof a place, of a person where languages and cultures collide while dreams soar and crash in unexpected ways.

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Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: HarperVia

Type: EPub

Pages: 400

ISBN: 9780062910240

Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: HarperVia

Type: EPub

Pages: 400

ISBN: 9780062910240

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