Running in the Family
1st Vintage International Ed
By (author) Michael Ondaatje
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Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje
Book DescriptionIn the late 1970s Ondaatje returned to his native island of Sri Lanka. As he records his journey through the drug-like heat and intoxicating fragrances of that "pendant off the ear of India, " Ondaatje simultaneously retraces the baroque mythology of his Dutch-Ceylonese family. An inspired travel narrative and family memoir by an exceptional writer.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679746690
(203mm x 133mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1920
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Michael Ondaatje
Cat's Table, Paperback (July 2012)
In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy boards a huge liner bound for England - a 'castle that was to cross the sea'. As the ship makes its way across the Indian Ocean, through the Suez Canal, into the Mediterranean, the boys become involved in the worlds and stories of the adults around them, tumbling from one adventure and to another.
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Transports us to Sri Lanka, a country steeped in centuries of tradition, now forced into the late twentieth century by the ravages of a bloody civil war.
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Author Biography - Michael Ondaatje
Michael Ondaatje is the author of three previous novels, a memoir and eleven books of poetry. His novel The English Patient won the Booker Prize. Born in Sri Lanka, he moved to Canada in 1962 and now lives in Toronto.
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