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Running in the Family
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date December 1, 1993
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679746690
ISBN-10 0679746692
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An autobiographical journey of discovery gathers together fragments of memory, experience, and family history in order to understand the meaning of his parents' legacy and his own heritage (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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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Paperback
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Reprint edition from Vintage Books (December 1, 1993)
9780679746690 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $15.00
About: An autobiographical journey of discovery gathers together fragments of memory, experience, and family history in order to understand the meaning of his parents' legacy and his own heritage
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781501257896
 
Mp3 una edition from Audible Studios on Brilliance audio (June 1, 2016)
9781501257896 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.75 × 0.50 in. | List price $14.99
About: In the late 1970s Ondaatje returned to his native island of Sri Lanka.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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from Random House (November 1, 1996)
9780679449126 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $18.00
About: 2 cassettes / 3 hoursRead by Michael Ondaatje"Michael Ondaatje is here at his agile and evocative best .

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