The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, by Jan-Philipp Sindeker

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ISBN: 9781590514634
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Published: Other Press - January 31st, 2012

A story of epic quality showing an Eastern philosophical approach to life.  A young woman travels to rural Burma to discover why her father returned to the place of his youth.  In discovering that Tin Win was blind for the first 14 years of his life, she learns of his special gift of knowing people through the sounds of their voices and their heartbeats.  Remarkable use of language.