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The heart's invisible furies

Author: John Boyne
Publisher: London ; New York : Hogarth, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First US editionView all editions and formats
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Adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple who remind him that he is not a real member of their family, Cyril embarks on a journey to find himself and where he came from, discovering his identity, a home, a country, and much more throughout a long lifetime.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Boyne
ISBN: 9781524760786 1524760781
OCLC Number: 964931934
Notes: "Originally published in the United Kingdom by Doubleday, an imprint of Transworld Publishers, a Penguin Random House company, London."--Title page verso.
Description: 580 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Shame. 1945 : The cuckoo in the nest ; 1952 : The vulgarity of popularity ; 1959 : The seal of the confessional ; 1966 : In the reptile house ; 1973 : Keeping the devil at bay --
Part II. Exile. 1980 : Into the annex ; 1987 : Patient 741 --
Part III. Peace. 1994 : Fathers and sons ; 2001 : The phantom pain ; 2008 : The silver surfer --
Epilogue. 2015 : Beyond the harbor on the high seas.
Responsibility: John Boyne.

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Adopted by a well-to-do if eccentric Dublin couple who remind him that he is not a real member of their family, Cyril embarks on a journey to find himself and where he came from, discovering his identity, a home, a country, and much more throughout a long lifetime.

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