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The Resource The heart has its reasons, Maria Duenas ; translated by Elie Kerrigan

The heart has its reasons, Maria Duenas ; translated by Elie Kerrigan

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The heart has its reasons
Title
The heart has its reasons
Statement of responsibility
Maria Duenas ; translated by Elie Kerrigan
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Language
eng
Summary
"A talented college professor in Madrid, Blanca Perea seems to have it all. But her world is suddenly shattered when her husband of twenty years leaves her for another woman. Questioning the life she once had and whether she truly knows herself, Blanca resolves to change her surroundings. She accepts what looks like a boring research grant in California involving an exiled Spanish writer who died decades ago. Anxious to leave her own troubled life behind, she is gradually drawn into his haunted world, with its poignant loves and unfulfilled ambitions"--Amazon.com
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Summary
A talented college professor in Madrid, Blanca Perea seems to have it all. But her world is suddenly shattered when her husband of twenty years leaves her for another woman. Questioning the life she once had and whether she truly knows herself, Blanca resolves to change her surroundings. She accepts what looks like a boring research grant in California involving an exiled Spanish writer who died decades ago. Anxious to leave her own troubled life behind, she is gradually drawn into his haunted world, with its poignant loves and unfulfilled ambitions.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
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10372701
Cataloging source
DLC
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1964-
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Duenas, Maria
Dewey number
863.7
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
Literary form
fiction
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Kerrigan, Elie
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True
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  • Interpersonal relations
  • Married women
  • Life change events
  • Runaway husbands
  • College teachers
  • Authors, Spanish
  • Literature
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
The heart has its reasons, Maria Duenas ; translated by Elie Kerrigan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published as Misión olvido in Spain 2012 by Editorial Planeta
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053564268
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781742614021
Label
The heart has its reasons, Maria Duenas ; translated by Elie Kerrigan
Publication
Note
First published as Misión olvido in Spain 2012 by Editorial Planeta
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053564268
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781742614021

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