Silences of the Heart by Elizabeth Latham

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Called back to Vancouver Island where her elderly but very warm and cheerful aunt is dying, Claudi Carfax "comes across a tin box full of faded letters from the early years of the century. Examining them, a compelling story begins to surface through the veil of years, as fresh in its intimacy and hidden tragedy as on the days these passionate words were set down."--Cover.

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Elizabeth Latham has worked as an actress, and was the first woman to be Stage Manager in an opera house (at Glyndebourne and Covent Garden). At the age of 84, she rediscovered letters relating to her family history which became the basis for SILENCES OF THE HEART. Born in England, she has lived in Austria, Canada, Switzerland, and now Germany.
Published May 1, 1995 by TouchWood Editions. 160 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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Divided between episodic journal entries and the family letters, this worldly, reflective debut includes photographs of Claudia's antecedents and an intriguing afterword in which Latham describes her own discovery of a trove of old family letters and invites the reader ""to guess what is real and...

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