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the Art of Hearing Heartbeats

the Art of Hearing Heartbeats

Author(s): Jan-Philipp Sendker

Location(s): Burma (Myanmar)

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): 1950s to modern



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 change her life once more.

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