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The heart : a novel / Maylis de Kerangal ; translated by Sam Taylor.

Kerangal, Maylis de, author. (Author). Taylor, Sam, 1970- translator. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale LP KER (Text) 70743000159520 Large Print Checked out 11/03/2016
Thorntown Public Library - Thorntown FIC KER (Text) 30034001232480 Adult Fiction Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410491282
  • ISBN: 1410491285
  • Physical Description: 347 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Just before dawn on a Sunday morning, three teenage boys go surfing. Returning home, exhausted, the driver lets the car drift off the road into a tree. Two of the boys are wearing seat belts; one is sent through the windshield. He is declared brain-dead shortly after arriving at the hospital. His heart is still beating.The Heart takes place over the twenty-four hours surrounding a fatal accident and a resulting heart transplant as life is taken from a young man and given to a woman close to death. In gorgeous, ruminative prose it examines the deepest feelings of everyone involved--grieving parents, hardworking doctors and nurses--as they navigate decisions of life and death. As stylistically audacious as it is emotionally explosive, Maylis de Kerangal's The Heart has mesmerized readers in France, where it has been hailed as the breakthrough work of a new literary star"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Heart > Transplantation > Patients > Fiction.
Organ donors > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Large type books.

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