Days in the History of Silence

Days in the History of Silence

Paperback - 2013
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A story that reveals the devastating effects of mistaking silence for peace and feeling shame for inevitable circumstances. Eva and Simon have spent most of their adult lives together. He is a physician and she is a teacher, and they have three grown daughters and a comfortable home. Yet what binds them together isn't only affection and solidarity but also the painful facts of their respective histories, which they keep hidden even from their own children. But after the abrupt dismissal of their housekeeper and Simon's increasing withdrawal into himself, the past can no longer be repressed.
Published: New York :, Other Press,, 2013.
ISBN: 9781590515952
1590515951
Branch Call Number: F LIN
Characteristics: 230 pages ;,21 cm
Additional Contributors: Bruce, Anne 1952 April 22-- Translator

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LauraSteinert
Dec 16, 2014

If you have ever wanted to read the mind of an eighty-year-old, scatter-brained woman who is obsessed with everything she ever did wrong, this is just the ticket.

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mclarjh
Oct 15, 2014

Quiet domestic drama or mystery. Well written.

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