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The constant heart

Author: Craig Nova
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What does it mean to be a decent man? To love well, with fidelity and constancy? These are the lessons that Jake's father, a wildlife biologist, tries to impart to his son, often on fishing trips to their beloved Furnace Creek. Bound up in the laws of Einstein's theories, these lessons will ultimately influence Jake's own career as an astronomer. Out on the creek, both father and son conquer their greatest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Nova
ISBN: 9781619021891 1619021897 9781619020238 1619020238 161902098X 9781619020986
OCLC Number: 777601819
Description: vii, 326 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Craig Nova.

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What does it mean to be a decent man? To love well, with fidelity and constancy? These are the lessons that Jake's father, a wildlife biologist, tries to impart to his son, often on fishing trips to their beloved Furnace Creek. Bound up in the laws of Einstein's theories, these lessons will ultimately influence Jake's own career as an astronomer. Out on the creek, both father and son conquer their greatest challenges: marital infidelity, professional setbacks, and Jake's long term, passionate obsession with his childhood crush.

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Praise for The Constant Heart "...An evocative family yarn...Nova has again produced expertly drawn characters and carefully measured, suspenseful prose with some surprises, all with undertones Read more...

 
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