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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats - Jan-Philipp Sendker
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
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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... show more
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781590514634 (1590514637)
ASIN: 1590514637
Publisher: Other Press
Pages no: 325
Edition language: English
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Little Miss Book Freak
Little Miss Book Freak rated it
5.0 The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats/ Jan- Philipp Sendker
5 stars 'The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats' is probably one of the most beautifully written books I have ever read. Never mind that the story is a beautiful and heartbreaking one, and that the characters' lives are so smartly intertwined in a way that leaves you questioning everything until the last p...
Debra E's Never-Ending TBR
Debra E's Never-Ending TBR rated it
3.0 The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Reads like a fairy tale, a mystical love story. Unfortunately for me, I guess I am not as forgiving as Julia and was left unsatisfied. The love story may have been fine, but I have a problem warming up to someone who continually abandons those he loves so dearly. For all his intelligence Tin Win m...
My odd interests of books.
My odd interests of books. rated it
1.0 The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
I thought it was cheesy and I didn't feel bad for Tin Win. I felt bad the he went blind and his mother left him, but abandoning your family without a trace? Nope, no sympathy here.
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Julia Win’s father is Burmese, and her mother is American. One morning, her father leaves for an ordinary business trip and never returns. When Julia receives a package from her mother with some of her father’s belongings, she also finds a love letter to a woman named Mi Mi, and discovers why her mo...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Julia Win’s father is Burmese, and her mother is American. One morning, her father leaves for an ordinary business trip and never returns. When Julia receives a package from her mother with some of her father’s belongings, she also finds a love letter to a woman named Mi Mi, and discovers why her mo...
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