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Running in the Family
by Michael Ondaatje


Overview - In 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 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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  • ISBN-13: 9780679746690
  • ISBN-10: 0679746692
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: December 1993
  • Page Count: 208
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.28 x 0.56 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.48 pounds

Series: Vintage International

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