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The Visible World

Mark Slouka, Glen McCready (Read by)

Compact Disc

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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/18/2008)
Hardcover (4/1/2007)
MP3 CD (4/14/2020)
MP3 CD (5/31/2016)


An immensely moving, powerfully romantic novel about the vagaries of love and the legacy of war, The Visible World is narrated by theAmerican-born son of Czech immigrants. His New York childhood, lived in aboisterous community of the displaced, is suffused with stories: fragments ofEuropean history, Czech fairy tales, and family secrets gleaned from overheardconversations. Central in his young imagination is the heroic account of theseven Czech parachutists who, in 1942, assassinated a high-ranking Nazi. Yetone essential story has always evaded him: his mother's. He suspects she had agreat wartime love, the loss of which bred a sadness that slowly engulfed her.As an adult, the narrator travels to Prague, hoping to piece together herhidden past.

Naxos, 9781094017099

Publication Date: April 14, 2020