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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

A Novel
Sendker, Jan-Philipp (Book - 2012 )
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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
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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 hardship, resilience, and passion that will reaffirm the listener's belief in the power of love to move mountains.
Authors: Sendker, Jan-Philipp
Uniform Title: Herzenhören. English
Title: The art of hearing heartbeats
a novel
Publisher: New York : Other Press, [2012], c2006
Characteristics: 325 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Jan-Philipp Sendker ; translated from the German by Kevin Wiliarty
Notes: Translation of: Herzenhören
Summary: 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 hardship, resilience, and passion that will reaffirm the listener's belief in the power of love to move mountains.
Additional Contributors: Wiliarty, Kevin
ISBN: 9781590514634
1590514637
Branch Call Number: FICTION SENDKER 2012
Subject Headings: Missing persons Fiction Americans Burma Fiction Family secrets Fiction Burma Fiction
Genre/Form: Love stories
Mystery fiction
Topical Term: Missing persons
Americans
Family secrets
LCCN: 2011030638
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Join the discussion on Jan. 21, 2015. 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.

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.

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 ... Read More »


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