The Art of Hearing Heartbeats (Paperback)

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    Jan-Philipp Sendker, born in Hamburg in 1960, was the American correspondent forStern from 1990 to 1995, and its Asian correspondent from 1995 to 1999. In 2000 he publishedCracks in the Great Wall, a nonfiction book about China. The Art of Hearing Heartbeatsis his first novel. He lives in Berlin with his family.

    Kevin Wiliarty has a BA in German from Harvard and a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. A native of the United States, he has also lived in Germany and Japan. He is currently an academic technologist at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, where he lives with his wife and two children.
    A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeatsspans 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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    ISBN 9781590514634
    Genre FICTION / Literary
    Format Paperback
    Pages 325
    Publisher Date 2012-01-31 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Other Pr Llc
    Copyright Year 2006
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.82 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Original
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Sendker, Jan-Philipp
    Country of Origin United States

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