The Resource Where My Heart Used to Beat, Sebastian Faulks, (electronic resource)

Where My Heart Used to Beat, Sebastian Faulks, (electronic resource)

Label
Where My Heart Used to Beat
Title
Where My Heart Used to Beat
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Faulks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A sweeping drama about the madness of war and the power of love that marks acclaimed novelist Sebastian Faulks's return, after twenty years, to the fictional territory of his #1 international bestseller Birdsong London, 1980. Robert Hendricks, an established psychiatrist and author, has so bottled up memories of his own wartime past that he is nearly sunk into a life of aloneness and depression. Out of the blue, a baffling letter arrives from one Dr. Alexander Pereira, a neurologist and a World War I veteran who claims to be an admirer of Robert's published work. The letter brings Robert to the older man's home on a rocky, secluded island off the south of France, and into tempests of memories?his childhood as a fatherless English boy, the carnage he witnessed and the wound he can't remember receiving as a young officer in World War II, and, above all, the great, devastating love of his life, an Italian woman, "L," whom he met during the war. As Robert's recollections pour forth, he's unsure whether they will lead to psychosis?or redemption. But Dr. Pereira knows. Profoundly affecting and masterfully told, Where My Heart Used to Beat sweeps through the 20th century, brilliantly interrogating the darkest corners of the human mind and bearing tender witness to the abiding strength of love
Cataloging source
B@L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Faulks, Sebastian
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6056.A89
LC item number
W48 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatrists
  • Memory
  • Self-acceptance
  • Twentieth century
  • France
  • Italy
Label
Where My Heart Used to Beat, Sebastian Faulks, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780805097337
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9f8f7fd1-49d9-40bd-a2c9-af3354b14fce
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)933510815
Label
Where My Heart Used to Beat, Sebastian Faulks, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780805097337
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9f8f7fd1-49d9-40bd-a2c9-af3354b14fce
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)933510815

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