Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language - Part 3, The New World Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, The New World Summary and Analysis

Part III, The New World, begins in 1979 with the author in the living room of an apartment on the upper West side in New York City. There is a group of literary people discussing writers and critics. This is a scene that has become very familiar to Eva the since she began to work at the New York Times. There are many friends and acquaintances at the party and the author mentions several of them. New York is the author's home now although she refers to America as "this goddamn place." The entire scene is strange, yet it seems to fit Eva. Although the author still has a slight Polish accent, her English is such that no one seems to notice anymore, and she is able to participate in even the most difficult conversations. In...

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