The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Sendker, Jan-Philipp 

Format: Paperback
Library Classification: Adult Fiction
BIC Subjects: Romance
Audience: General/trade
Publisher: Other Press LLC
Imprint: Other Press LLC
Publication Date: 20/02/2012
Place of Publication: United States

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A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats spans the decades between the 1950s and the present. 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 reader s belief in the power of love to move mountains."