The dictionary of animal languages : a novel / Heidi Sopinka.
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- ISBN: 9780143196426 (trade paperback)
- Physical Description: 308 pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: Toronto : Viking Canada, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2017.
Now in her nineties, the famously reclusive painter Ivory Frame remains devoted to her work: a dictionary of animal languages. Part science, part art, the dictionary strives to transcribe the wordless yearning of animals. She has never married, never had a child. So when a letter arrives disclosing that she has a granddaughter living in New York, her past is brought painfully to life. Disowned by her family, the nineteen-year-old Ivory had gone to interwar Paris to study art, and quickly found her true home among the avant-garde painters and poets who crowd the city's cafes. In fellow artist, Tacita, she finds the sister she never had. In the Zoological Gardens, she finds a subject for her art. And in Lev, the haunted Russian émigré painter fleeing Stalinist Russia and destined for greatness, she finds the love that will mark her life forever.
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