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The Resource The art of hearing heartbeats : a novel, Jan-Philipp Sendker ; translated from the German by Kevin Wiliarty

The art of hearing heartbeats : a novel, Jan-Philipp Sendker ; translated from the German by Kevin Wiliarty

Label
The art of hearing heartbeats : a novel
Title
The art of hearing heartbeats
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jan-Philipp Sendker ; translated from the German by Kevin Wiliarty
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
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
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Summary
A successful lawyer suddenly disappears leaving behind his wife and daughter. Neither have any idea where he might be until they discover an old love letter written years ago to a woman in Burma. Daughter Julia takes it upon herself to solve the mystery of her father's past as she uncovers a tale that will reaffirm the listener's belief in the power of love
Tone
Writing style
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10030935
Cataloging source
QPPL
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Sendker, Jan-Philipp
Dewey number
833.92
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
fiction
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Wiliarty, Kevin
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True
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  • Missing persons
  • Americans
  • Family secrets
  • Burma
Target audience
adult
Label
The art of hearing heartbeats : a novel, Jan-Philipp Sendker ; translated from the German by Kevin Wiliarty
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Herzenhoren
Control code
000047560673
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
325 p.
Isbn
9781590514634
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011030638
System control number
(OCoLC)724649157
Label
The art of hearing heartbeats : a novel, Jan-Philipp Sendker ; translated from the German by Kevin Wiliarty
Publication
Note
Translation of: Herzenhoren
Control code
000047560673
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
325 p.
Isbn
9781590514634
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011030638
System control number
(OCoLC)724649157

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