Combining glittering wit, an atmosphere dense in social paranoia, and a breathtaking elegance and precision of language, White's first novel suggests a hilarious apotheosis of the comedy of manners. For, on the privileged island community where Forgetting Elena takes place, manners are everything. Or so it seems to White's excruciatingly self-conscious young narrator who desperately wants to be accepted in this world where everything from one's bathroom habits to the composition of "spontaneous" poetry is subject to rigid ...

Forgetting Elena 1994, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679755739

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Forgetting Elena 1990, Ballantine Books

ISBN-13: 9780345358622

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Forgetting Elena 1984, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330283748

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Forgetting Elena 1981, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140059830

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Forgetting Elena. - 1973, Random House, New York

ISBN-13: 9780394483412

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