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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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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
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4.3 / 5
Beautiful and thought provoking
February 2nd, 2015
A beautiful read with incredible insights into life, love, and facing your fears. Interesting insight into eastern thinking and philosophy.The book flows like poetry and is engaging from beginning to end.
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January 24th, 2014
Wonderfully written, beautiful story set in an inspirational time and place. I could not put this book down.
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October 4th, 2013
fantastic book, I have recommended it to all my friends and they love it too!
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A Beautiful Love Story
April 10th, 2013
It will touch the heart of everyone. The power of love is in every word. Sendker has crafted a masterpiece.
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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
February 11th, 2013
I love this beautiful tale of Love and "seeing " the world in new ways.
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Too short a story
January 2nd, 2013
I loved reading this book
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