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The Housekeeper and the Professor


Blowout Sale! Save 63% on the The Housekeeper and the Professor by Picador USA at Translate This Website. MPN: 9780312427801. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. He is a brilliant math Professor with a peculiar problem―ever since a traumatic head injury, he has lived with only eighty minutes of short-term


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He is a brilliant math Professor with a peculiar problem―ever since a traumatic head injury, he has lived with only eighty minutes of short-term memory.
She is an astute young Housekeeper―with a ten-year-old son―who is hired to care for the Professor.
And every morning, as the Professor and the Housekeeper are introduced to each other anew, a strange and beautiful relationship blossoms between them. Though he cannot hold memories for long (his brain is like a tape that begins to erase itself every eighty minutes), the Professor's mind is still alive with elegant equations from the past. And the numbers, in all of their articulate order, reveal a sheltering and poetic world to both the Housekeeper and her young son. The Professor is capable of discovering connections between the simplest of quantities―like the Housekeeper's shoe size―and the universe at large, drawing their lives ever closer and more profoundly together, even as his memory slips away.
Yoko Ogawa's The Housekeeper and the Professor is an enchanting story about what it means to live in the present, and about the curious equations that can create a family.

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Manufacturer:Picador
Brand:Picador USA
Part Number:9780312427801
Publisher:Picador
Studio:Picador
MPN:9780312427801
EAN:9780312427801
Item Weight:0.41 pounds
Item Size:0.69 x 8.26 x 8.26 inches
Package Weight:0.5 pounds
Package Size:5.5 x 0.7 x 0.7 inches

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