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The Language of Secrets

(2010)
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"A lovely, compelling debut."
Kristin Hannah


From a fresh and exciting new voice in women's fiction, The Language of Secrets unflinchingly examines the lifelong repercussions of a father's betrayal.

Justin Fisher has a successful career as the manager of a luxury hotel, a lovely wife, and a charming young son. While all signs point to a bright future, Justin can no longer ignore the hole in his life left by his estranged family. When he finally gathers the courage to reconnect with his troubled past, Justin is devastated to learn that his parents have passed away. And a visit to the cemetery brings the greatest shock of all - next to the graves of his father and mother sits a smaller tombstone for a three-year-old boy: a boy named Thomas Justin Fisher.

What follows is an extraordinary journey as Justin struggles with issues of his own identity and pieces together the complex and heartbreaking truth about his family. With great skill and care, Dianne Dixon explores the toll that misunderstandings, blame, and resentment can take on a family. But it is the intimate details of family life - a mother's lullaby for her son, a father's tragic error in judgment - that make this novel so exceptional and an absolute must for reading groups everywhere.

The Language of Secrets is the story of an unspeakable loss born of human frailty and an ultimate redemption born of human courage.

 
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Used availability for Dianne Dixon's The Language of Secrets


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Hardback Editions

March 2010 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Language of Secrets
Author(s): Dianne Dixon
ISBN: 0-385-53063-3 / 978-1-61664-258-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

May 2011 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Language of Secrets
Author(s): Dianne Dixon
ISBN: 0-7679-3223-4 / 978-0-7679-3223-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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Audio Editions

March 2010 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Language of Secrets
Author(s): Dianne Dixon
ISBN: 0-307-70437-8 / 978-0-307-70437-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

March 2010 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Language of Secrets
Author(s): Dianne Dixon
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon   

2000 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Language of Secrets
Author(s): Rebecca Lowman (Narrator) Dianne Dixon (Author)
ISBN: 0-307-70439-4 / 978-0-307-70439-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Language of Secrets
Author(s): Dianne Dixon
Publisher: Anchor
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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