A Well-tempered Heart

A Well-tempered Heart

A Novel

Book - 2013
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Random House, Inc.
The sequel to the international best-selling novel The Art of Hearing Heartbeats.
 
Almost ten years have passed since Julia Win came back from Burma, her father’s native country. Though she is a successful Manhattan lawyer, her private life is at a crossroads; her boyfriend has recently left her and she is, despite her wealth, unhappy with her professional life. Julia is lost and exhausted.
 
One day, in the middle of an important business meeting, she hears a stranger’s voice in her head that causes her to leave the office without explanation. In the following days, her crisis only deepens. Not only does the female voice refuse to disappear, but it starts to ask questions Julia has been trying to avoid. Why do you live alone? To whom do you feel close? What do you want in life?
 
Interwoven with Julia’s story is that of a Burmese woman named Nu Nu who finds her world turned upside down when Burma goes to war and calls on her two young sons to be child soldiers. This spirited sequel, like The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, explores the most inspiring and passionate terrain: the human heart.

Baker & Taylor
Lawyer Julia Win, whose father was born in Burma, suffers a crisis as a voice in her head starts the meaning of her life, as a young mother, Nu Nu, of 1950s Burma sees her two sons recruited as child soldiers in country's civil war.

Baker
& Taylor

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.

Publisher: New York : Other Press, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781590516409
Branch Call Number: FIC Sendk
Characteristics: 388 pages ; 21 cm

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