The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats

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 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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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Jan-Philipp Sendker
Publisher : Other Press, LLC
Release : 2012-01-31
File : 286 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781590514641


The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats

The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats

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The first book in the Art of Hearing Heartbeats series, this is a passionate love story, a haunting fable, and an enchanting mystery set in Burma. 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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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Jan-Philipp Sendker
Publisher : Other Press, LLC
Release : 2012-01-31
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781590514634


The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats

The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats

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SUMMARY:

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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Author by : JAN-PHILLIP. SENDKER
Publisher : Other Press LLC
Release : 2017-11-28
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 1590519620


A Well Tempered Heart

A Well Tempered Heart

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The sequel to the international best-selling novel The Art of Hearing Heartbeats. Almost ten years have passed since Julia Win came back from Burma, her father’s native country. Though she is a successful Manhattan lawyer, her private life is at a crossroads; her boyfriend has recently left her and she is, despite her wealth, unhappy with her professional life. Julia is lost and exhausted. One day, in the middle of an important business meeting, she hears a stranger’s voice in her head that causes her to leave the office without explanation. In the following days, her crisis only deepens. Not only does the female voice refuse to disappear, but it starts to ask questions Julia has been trying to avoid. Why do you live alone? To whom do you feel close? What do you want in life? Interwoven with Julia’s story is that of a Burmese woman named Nu Nu who finds her world turned upside down when Burma goes to war and calls on her two young sons to be child soldiers. This spirited sequel, like The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, explores the most inspiring and passionate terrain: the human heart.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Jan-Philipp Sendker
Publisher : Other Press, LLC
Release : 2014-01-21
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781590516416


Whispering Shadows

Whispering Shadows

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In this first book of the Rising Dragon series, “explore a side of Hong Kong tourists rarely experience” (Kirkus Reviews) as an expat journalist tries to crack a murder case in the “darkly beautiful, heart-wrenching” (Booklist, starred review) thriller set in China from the internationally bestselling author of The Art of Hearing Heartbeats. Once an ambitious American expat and a dedicated family man, Paul Leibovitz is living as a recluse on an outlying island of Hong Kong. When he makes a fleeting connection with Elizabeth, a distressed American woman on the verge of collapse, his life is thrown into turmoil. Less than twenty-four hours later, Elizabeth’s son is found dead in Shenzhen, and Paul, invigorated by a newfound purpose, sets out to investigate the murder on his own. As Paul, Elizabeth, and a detective friend descend deeper into a politically corrupt China and the Shenzhen underworld—against the wishes of a woman with whom Paul has a growing flirtation—they discover dark secrets and vestiges of the Cultural Revolution that people will go to any lengths to keep hidden. Part love story, part crime thriller, Whispering Shadows is the captivating tale of one man’s desperate search for redemption within the grip of a world superpower, a place where secrets from the past threaten to upend the future.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Jan-Philipp Sendker
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2016-02-09
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781476793658


How To Be An American Housewife

How To Be An American Housewife

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A mother-daughter story about the strong pull of tradition, and the lure and cost of breaking free of it. When Shoko decided to marry an American GI and leave Japan, she had her parents' blessing, her brother's scorn, and a gift from her husband-a book on how to be a proper American housewife. As she crossed the ocean to America, Shoko also brought with her a secret she would need to keep her entire life... Half a century later, Shoko's plans to finally return to Japan and reconcile with her brother are derailed by illness. In her place, she sends her grown American daughter, Sue, a divorced single mother whose own life isn't what she hoped for. As Sue takes in Japan, with all its beauty and contradictions, she discovers another side to her mother and returns to America unexpectedly changed and irrevocably touched.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Margaret Dilloway
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2010-08-05
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781101189245


Water Ghosts

Water Ghosts

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Arriving unexpectedly from China with two female companions in an early- twentieth-century California farming town, the long-lost wife of gambling parlor owner Richard Fong disrupts his illicit relationships with a pair of prostitutes and prompts a series of events that threatens the community's livelihood.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Shawna Yang Ryan
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2009
File : 259 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1594202079


The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats

The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats

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Author by : Jan-Philipp Sendker
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Release : 2015
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 9385288083


The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats

The Art Of Hearing Heartbeats

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'Set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats is a rare novel. Telling the story of a young blind man’s journey through a world of auditory intensity, Jan-Philipp Sendker renews one’s faith in the possibility of real, pure love. I finished the book in tears'- SHAWNA YANG RYAN, author of Water Ghosts 'Magical'- Huffington Post 'Imbued with Eastern spirituality and fairy-tale romanticism'- Kirkus Reviews 'An epic narrative that requires a large box of tissues'- Publishers Weekly 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. 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 change her life for ever. A poignant and heart-warming love story, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats will reaffirm your belief in the resilience of the human heart.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Jan-Philipp Sendker
Publisher : Birlinn
Release : 2013-03-07
File : 336 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780857905345


The Disappeared

The Disappeared

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This story of passionate love between a Canadian and her Cambodian lover evokes their tumultuous relationship in a world of colliding values. Set against the backdrop of horrific loss, these two self-exiled lovers struggle to recreate themselves in a world that rejects their hopes. Spare, unrelenting, and moving, The Disappeared is an unforgettable consideration of love, language, justice, and memory set against the backdrop of the killing fields of Pol Pot.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Kim Echlin
Publisher : Penguin Canada
Release : 2009-03-03
File : 224 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780143172819