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The hidden letters of Velta B. / Gina Ochsner

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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville F OCHSNER G. (Text) 34706001523838 Adult Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC OCH (Text) 33187004090417 Fiction (adult) Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION OCHS (Text) 39391006721847 Fiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon FIC OCH (Text) 30653001400928 Adult Fiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon F OCH (Text) 34330512991424 Adult - General Fiction Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster OCH Fic. (Text) 72436000117163 Adult fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544253216
  • ISBN: 0544253213
  • ISBN: 9780544703049
  • ISBN: 0544703049
  • Physical Description: 301 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing, [2016]

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Summary, etc.:
"The story of a boy with extraordinary ears who -- with the help of a cache of his great-grandmother's letters -- brings healing to a town burdened by the sins of its past. Young Maris has been summoned to his mother's bedside as she nears the end of her life; she feels she must tell him her version of their family history, the story of his early life, and the ways in which he changed the lives of others. Maris was born with what some might call a blessing and others might deem a curse: his very large, very special ears enable him to hear the secrets of the dead, as well as the memories that haunt his Latvian hometown. Nestled in the woodlands on the banks of the Aiviekste River, their town suffered the ravages of war, then the cold shock of independence. As a boy, Maris found himself heir to an odd assortment of hidden letters; a school project provided the chance to share them, forcing the town to hear the truth from the past and face what it meant for their future"-- Provided by publisher
Subject: Mothers and sons > Fiction.
Spiritual healing > Fiction.
Great-grandmothers > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Letters > Fiction.
City and town life > Fiction.
Blessing and cursing > Fiction.

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