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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Jan-Philipp Sendker

Narrated By: Cassandra Campbell

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2012

Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes

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 listener's belief in the power of love to move mountains.

Translated by Kevin Wiliarty

'Absolute magic'Like a spell, it haunts. Like love, it's going to endure.''Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author

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  • danuta schuessler

    The story is very boring and drags on. Narration fits the boik because it is lacking enthusiasm and character.