Jan-Philipp Sendker

Jan-Philipp Sendker was the American correspondent for Stern from 1990 to 1995, and its Asian correspondent from 1995 to 1999. He is the author of Cracks in the Wall, a non-fiction book about China, and the bestseller The Art of Hearing Heartbeats and The Long Path To Wisdom: Tales from Burma.









The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker

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Category: Fiction/Culture/Romance
Publisher (Indian Subcontinent): Speaking Tiger Books
Published in the US by Other Press

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.