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Author Sendker, Jan-Philipp.

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

Imprint New York : Other Press, [2012], c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    SENDKER,JAN    Lost and Paid
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC SENDKER,J    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Fiction    FIC SENDKER,J    Available
Description 325 p. ; 21 cm.
Note Translation of: Das Herzenhören.
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.
Subject Missing persons -- Fiction.
Americans -- Burma -- Fiction.
Family secrets -- Fiction.
Burma -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Love stories.
Mystery fiction.
Added Author Wiliarty, Kevin.
Added Title Herzenhören. English
ISBN 9781590514634 (trade pbk.)
1590514637 (trade pbk.)

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