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The art of hearing heartbeats : a novel

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker; Kevin Wiliarty
Publisher: New York : Other Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter Julia has any idea where he might be--until they find a love letter he wrote many years ago to a Burmese woman they have never heard of. Intent on solving the mystery and coming to terms with her father's past, Julia decides to travel to the village where the woman lived. There she uncovers a tale of unimaginable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Romance fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Mystery fiction
Fiction in translation
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan-Philipp Sendker; Kevin Wiliarty
ISBN: 9781590514634 1590514637 9781590514641 1590514645
Language Note: Translated from the German. Translation of: Herzenhören.
OCLC Number: 724649157
Description: 325 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Herzenhören.
Responsibility: Jan-Philipp Sendker ; translated from the German by Kevin Wiliarty.

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For readers who enjoyed 'The Snow Child' and 'The Glass Palace' this is an intoxicating and lush love story, set in present-day New York and 1950s Burma.  Read more...
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'A truly beautiful story that will captivate and thaw the coldest of hearts' - We Love This Book 'A magical tale to capture your imagination' - My Weekly 'Touching and affecting prose' - Read more...

 
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