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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: Love stories
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan-Philipp Sendker; Kevin Wiliarty
ISBN: 9781590514634 1590514637 9781590514641 1590514645
OCLC Number: 724649157
Description: 325 p. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Herzenhören.
Responsibility: Jan-Philipp Sendker ; translated from the German by Kevin Wiliarty.

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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.

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