The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats spans the decades between the 1950s and the present.

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker

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ISBN: 1590514645

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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.

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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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats: by Jan-Philipp Sendker | Conversation Starters Julia is baffled by her father's mysterious disappearance from his life in New York City--until the day she finds a love letter that he had written to a Burmese woman. Desperate for answers, she puts everything on hold and heads to a small village in Burma looking for this mysterious woman from her father's past. On her journey, Julia learns about her father's secret past, and just how powerful love is. Jan-Philip Sendker's The Art of Hearing Heartbeats is a moving story of inconceivable adversity and passion. Tin Win and Mi Mi's unconditional love for each other will pull you in from start to finish. The Art of Hearing Heartbeats has received much praise from readers and critics alike and won The Indies Choice Honor Award for Adult Fiction in 2013. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to.. Create Hours of Conversation: * Foster a deeper understanding of the book * Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups * Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately * Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of The Book Thief. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

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Trivia-on-Book: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently quiz-formatted unofficial trivia on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, grab your copy of Trivia-on-Books!

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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats: by Jan-Philipp Sendker | Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: Julia is baffled by her father’s mysterious disappearance from his life in New York City—until the day she finds a love letter that he had written to a Burmese woman. Desperate for answers, she puts everything on hold and heads to a small village in Burma looking for this mysterious woman from her father’s past. On her journey, Julia learns about her father’s secret past, and just how powerful love is. Jan-Philip Sendker’s The Art of Hearing Heartbeats is a moving story of inconceivable adversity and passion. Tin Win and Mi Mi’s unconditional love for each other will pull you in from start to finish. The Art of Hearing Heartbeats has received much praise from readers and critics alike and won The Indies Choice Honor Award for Adult Fiction in 2013. EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of The Art of Hearing Heartbeats. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

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The Heart Remembers

Everything changes when Bo Bo discovers the story of his parents’ great love, which threatens to break down in the whirlwind of political events, and of his mother’s mysterious sickness.

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker

Publisher: Other Press, LLC

ISBN: 159051842X

Category: Fiction

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The highly anticipated final book in the internationally bestselling The Art of Hearing Heartbeats trilogy, a moving story about love’s power to transcend distances and heal seemingly irreparable wounds. Twelve-year-old Ko Bo Bo lives with his uncle U Ba in Kalaw, a town in Burma. An unusually perceptive child, Bo Bo can read people’s emotions in their eyes. This acute sensitivity only makes his unconventional home life more difficult: His father comes to visit him once a year, and he can hardly remember his mother, who, for unclear reasons, keeps herself away from her son. Everything changes when Bo Bo discovers the story of his parents’ great love, which threatens to break down in the whirlwind of political events, and of his mother’s mysterious sickness. Convinced that he can heal her and reunite their family, Bo Bo decides to set out in search of his parents. A gripping, heartwarming tale that takes the reader from Burma to New York and back, The Heart Remembers is a worthy conclusion to Jan-Philipp Sendker’s beloved series.

Gemini

—Jan-Philipp Sendker, international bestselling author of The Art of Hearing
Heartbeats “You will love learning the story of these two women and how their
lives intersect and what brought them to that point in their lives. I couldn't put this
book ...

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451627955

Category: Fiction

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“Gemini is an unforgettable novel—a morality tale, a mystery, and a love story that will leave readers breathless” (Maria Semple, New York Times bestselling author of Where’d You Go, Bernadette). As should be the case with any memorable love story, the first time Raney Remington saw Bo she hated him. When the skinny kid from the city first arrives in her Pacific Northwest hometown, Raney doesn’t quite know what to make of him. Yet her intense dislike of the know-it-all bookworm softens as Bo latches on to Raney, eager to learn about the Washington island he’s been sent for the summer. Decades later Dr. Charlotte Reese finds herself fighting to keep an unconscious ICU patient stable while also unwrapping the mystery of the unconscious woman, the victim of a hit-and-run. Consumed by questions about the woman’s identity, Charlotte enlists Eric, her journalist boyfriend, to investigate. Their search for answers brings them to heartrending truths about Jane Doe―and themselves. In beautiful interwoven storytelling, master of medical drama Carol Cassella presents two women—lifetimes apart—who face the inescapable forces shaping their lives. Filled with stunning medical detail and set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Pacific Northwest, Gemini is a vivid novel of moral complexity and emotional depth that “is just what the doctor ordered” (People).

A Well tempered Heart

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker

Publisher: Other PressLlc

ISBN: 1590516400

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In this sequel to The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, Julia Win, a successful Manhattan lawyer who, despite her wealth, is unhappy, lost and exhausted, suffers a personal crisis when she begins hearing a stranger's voice in her head who asks questions that she has been trying to avoid. Original.

The Far Side of the Night

Suspenseful and rife with the page-turning storytelling that has come to define Sendker’s work, Far Side of the Night is a brilliant and timely thriller that offers a penetrating look into contemporary China.

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd

ISBN: 1788850211

Category: Fiction

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During a trip to China, Paul and Christine experience the nightmare of every parent: their four year old son is threatened with kidnap. The only safe place for the family is the US embassy in Beijing, but they are two thousand miles away, with the police searching frantically for them, and all airports, train stations and major roads under surveillance. They’ll have no chance without help from strangers, but who will be willing to risk their lives for them? Suspenseful and rife with the page-turning storytelling that has come to define Sendker’s work, Far Side of the Night is a brilliant and timely thriller that offers a penetrating look into contemporary China.

Whispering Shadows

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, ...

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476793662

Category: Fiction

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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.

The Long Path to Wisdom

From the author of the internationally bestselling The Art of Hearing Heartbeats comes this charming collection of folktales that offer a window into Burma’s fascinating history and culture.

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker

Publisher: Other Press, LLC

ISBN: 1590519655

Category: Literary Collections

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From the author of the internationally bestselling The Art of Hearing Heartbeats comes this charming collection of folktales that offer a window into Burma’s fascinating history and culture. Since 1995 Jan-Philipp Sendker has visited Myanmar (Burma) dozens of times, and while doing research for his novels The Art of Hearing Heartbeats and A Well-Tempered Heart, he encountered numerous folktales and fables. These moving stories speak to the rich mythology of the diverse peoples of Burma, the spirituality of humankind, and the profound social impact of Buddhist thought. Some are so strange he couldn’t classify them or identify a familiar moral, while others reminded him of the fairy tales of his childhood, except that here monkeys, tigers, elephants, and crocodiles inhabited the fantastic lands instead of hedgehogs, donkeys, or geese. Their morals resemble those of the Brothers Grimm or Hans Christian Andersen, illustrating how all cultures draw on a universal wisdom to create their myths. The Long Path to Wisdom’s evocative stories run the gamut of human emotions, from the familiar to the shocking, and are sure to delight fans of The Art of Hearing Heartbeats as well as those newly discovering the magic of Sendker’s incandescent writing.

Dragon Games

Sendker's world is rich and intense: his books weave together love story and crime thriller, the wisdom of Confucius and the thoughts of Mao, between the emotive West and the fatalistic, philosophical East.

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd

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Hong Kong. American journalist Paul and his Chinese girlfriend face a crisis. A troubling letter arrives from mainland China from Christine's long lost brother and they feel compelled to come to his rescue. There they find a village in turmoil and her brother's life in disarray. Their dangerous quest for justice begins in twenty-first century China beset by corrupt politicians and ruthless business interests, where citizens, still in the long shadow of the Cultural Revolution have few rights in the face of an all-powerful system. Sendker's world is rich and intense: his books weave together love story and crime thriller, the wisdom of Confucius and the thoughts of Mao, between the emotive West and the fatalistic, philosophical East. And above all a sense of deep, honest faith in the human spirit.

The Language of Solitude

Starting over in Hong Kong after a devastating family tragedy, journalist Paul Leibovitz investigates a mysterious illness in a remote village outside Shanghai, where he discovers that a powerful chemical conglomerate is polluting a local ...

Author: Jan-Philipp Sendker

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476793670

Category: Fiction

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This translation first published in 2016 by Polygon under the title Dragon games.

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Obstetrics the Science and the Art

The heart beats with increased violence , the pulsations amounting to one
hundred and upwards in the minute ; even ... and from hearing her own account
of her symptoms ; or they are such as we obtain from the Touch , or examination
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Zen and the Art of the Monologue

... of a noisy motel neighbor, and how due to my plugged ears, I ended up
hearing the sound of my own beating heart. To add to the performance of this
recollection, as I sit in a chair onstage, I begin to tap my feet, mimicking a
heartbeat as I ...

Author: Jay Sankey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135470561

Category: Literary Criticism

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Jay Sankey--stand-up comic, magician, and cartoonist--is back with another book for performers. Building on the success of his Zen and the Art of Stand-up Comedy, Jay is moving further into the uncharted wilds of solo performance.

The Art of Living

For these reasons , hearing has a kind of primacy for the social being called man
. A baby responds to sound before he does to sight , smell or taste . There is good
evidence that the human fetus listens to its mother ' s heartbeats weeks before ...

Author: Robert Dolezal

Publisher: Berkley Books

ISBN: 9780425045497

Category: Self-Help

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The Art of Accompanying and Coaching

... 133 , 134 , 139 , 143 , 146 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 165 , 174 , 226 , 232 head (
of a bow ) , 25 head voice , 41 hearing , 14 heartbeats ( imitating ) , 160 , 238
heavy , musician ' s vs . dancer ' s terminology , 237 heel beats , 238 “
Heidenröslein ...

Author: Kurt Adler

Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press

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