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The Resource Where my heart used to beat : a novel, Sebastian Faulks

Where my heart used to beat : a novel, Sebastian Faulks

Label
Where my heart used to beat : a novel
Title
Where my heart used to beat
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Faulks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
London, 1980. Robert Hendricks, an established psychiatrist and author, has so bottled up his memories of World War II 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--Robert's childhood as a fatherless English boy, the carnage he witnessed and the wound he can't remember receiving as a young officer, and, above all, the great, devasting love of his life, an Italian woman, "L," whom he met while on furlough during the war. As Robert's recollections pour forth, he's unsure whether they will lead to psychosis--or redemption. But Dr. Pereira knows
Summary
Robert, a British doctor haunted by World War II memories, agrees to write a biography of a renowned specialist in memory loss who possesses unsettling knowledge of Robert's past
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462607
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Faulks, Sebastian
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatrists
  • Memory
  • Authors
  • Veterans
  • Self-acceptance
  • Twentieth century
  • France
  • Italy
Target audience
general
Label
Where my heart used to beat : a novel, Sebastian Faulks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780805097320
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015023832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)912140668
Label
Where my heart used to beat : a novel, Sebastian Faulks
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780805097320
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015023832
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)912140668

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