The Blind Side of the Heart by Julia Franck

Amid the chaos of civilians fleeing West in a provincial German railway station in 1945 Helene has brought her seven-year-old son. Having survived with him through the horrors and deprivations of the war years, she abandons him on the station platform and never returns. The Blind Side of the Heart tells of two World Wars, of hope, loneliness and love, and of a life lived in terrible times.

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Blind Side of the Heart: A Novel Hardcover 3292646 $2.49 $1.79 1999
Entertainment Weekly March 19 2010 Jeff Bridges/Crazy Heart on Cover, Sandra Bullock/The Blind Side, Oscar/Academy Awards Winners & Losers, Kathryn Bigelow/The Hurt Locker Single Issue Magazine 13419901 $4.00 $1.75 2010
The Blind Side of the Heart: A Novel Paperback 2803401 $12.64 $1.00 2001