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Old Heart

(2015)
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"A page-turning book of ideas that has the power to change lives."
Dave Eggers


Tom Johnson has turned 85 and has suffered a few "events," though he knows his mind is sharp. His oldest son, who had Down Syndrome has died, and his remaining two children want to move him out of the homestead lake house and into a retirement home in town. What Tom wants to do is to find the only woman he ever loved, a woman he met in the Netherlands where he was stationed during World War II.

And so he slips away, deftly covers his tracks, and begins his search for her in Eindhoven. While his children try to track him down and then have him extradited back home, Tom delves into love and loss and the value of memory. Soon he catches sight of a woman he believes to be Sarah, the love he lost almost a lifetime ago.

He will have to fight for her affections and forgiveness, even as he fights for the legal right to stay in the Netherlands in the name of love and family and all the remaining rights of an old man.

 
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Used availability for Peter Ferry's Old Heart


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Hardback Editions

January 2016 : USA Library Binding
thumbTitle: Old Heart
Author(s): Peter Ferry
ISBN: 1-62899-822-9 / 978-1-62899-822-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Platinum Spotlight Series
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

June 2015 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Old Heart: A Novel
Author(s): Peter Ferry
ISBN: 1-60953-117-5 / 978-1-60953-117-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Unbridled Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

May 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Old Heart: A Novel
Author(s): Peter Ferry
Publisher: Unbridled Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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