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  • Anil's Ghostby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.95

    With his first novel since the internationally acclaimed The English Patient , Booker Prize?winning author Michael Ondaatje gives us a work displaying all the richness of imagery and language and the piercing emotional truth that we have come to know as the hallmarks of his writing. Anil?s Ghost transports us to Sri Lanka, a country steeped in... more...

  • Divisaderoby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00

    From the celebrated author of The English Patient and Anil's Ghost comes a remarkable, intimate novel of intersecting lives that ranges across continents and time. In the 1970s in Northern California a father and his teenage daughters, Anna and Claire, work their farm with the help of Coop, an enigmatic young man who makes his home with them. Theirs... more...

  • Vintage Ondaatjeby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 9.95

    In his novels, poetry, and memoirs, Booker Prize winner Michael Ondaatje moves from the blasted landscape of Billy the Kid in 1880s New Mexico to the New Orleans jazz world of the legendary Buddy Bolden at the turn of the century, from his native Sri Lanka to the African desert of World War II. Compassionate, lyrical, spellbinding, the work he has... more...

  • The Cat's Tableby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy in Colombo boards a ship bound for England. At mealtimes he is seated at the ?cat?s table??as far from the Captain?s Table as can be?with a ragtag group of ?insignificant? adults and two other boys, Cassius and Ramadhin. As the ship makes its way across the Indian Ocean, through the Suez Canal, into the Mediterranean,... more...

  • The English Patientby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    With ravishing beauty and unsettling intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an Italian villa at the end of World War II. Hana, the exhausted nurse; the maimed thief, Caravaggio; the wary sapper, Kip: each is haunted by the riddle of the English patient, the nameless, burned man who... more...

  • In the Skin of a Lionby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Bristling with intelligence and shimmering with romance, this novel tests the boundary between history and myth. Patrick Lewis arrives in Toronto in the 1920s and earns his living searching for a vanished millionaire and tunneling beneath Lake Ontario. In the course of his adventures, Patrick's life intersects with those of characters who reappear... more...

  • Coming Through Slaughterby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Bringing to life the fabulous, colorful panorama of New Orleans in the first flush of the jazz era, this book tells the story of Buddy Bolden, the first of the great trumpet players--some say the originator of jazz--who was, in any case, the genius, the guiding spirit, and the king of that time and place. In this fictionalized meditation, Bolden,... more...

  • Running in the Familyby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    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. more...

  • The Collected Works of Billy the Kidby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95

    Drawing on contemporary accounts, period photographs, dime novels, and his own prodigious fund of empathy and imagination, Michael Ondaatje's visionary novel traces the legendary outlaw's passage across the blasted landscape of 1880 New Mexico and the collective unconscious of his country. The Collected Works of Billy the Kid is a virtuoso synthesis... more...

  • Handwritingby Michael Ondaatje

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00

    "Tumultuous, vibrant, tragic and over too soon." -- Newsday Handwriting is Michael Ondaatje's first new book of poetry since The Cinnamon Peeler . The exquisite poems collected here draw on history, mythology, landscape, and personal memories to weave a rich tapestry of images that reveal the longing for--and expose the anguish over--lost loves,... more...