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Title:Running in the Family
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Publisher:Vintage
ISBN:0679746692
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Number of Pages:208
Category:Memoir, Non fiction, Biography

Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Running in the Family In the late s 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 write

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Anil's Ghost, The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, The Cinnamon Peeler: Selected Poems, The Cat's Table, The English Patient, The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film, Coming Through Slaughter, Running in the Family, Divisadero, In the Skin of a Lion
A spellbinding story by turns poignant and electrifying about the magical often forbidden discoveries of childhood and a lifelong journey that begins unexpectedly with a spectacular sea voyage br br In the early s 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 the boys tumble from one adventure to another bursting all over the place like freed mercury But there are other diversions as well one man talks with them about jazz and women another opens the door to the world of literature The narrator s elusive beautiful cousin Emily becomes his confidante allowing him to see himself with a distant eye for the first time and to feel the first stirring of desire Another Cat s Table denizen the shadowy Miss Lasqueti is perhaps more than what she seems And very late every night the boys spy on a shackled prisoner his crime and his fate a galvanizing mystery that will haunt them forever br br As the narrative moves between the decks and holds of the ship and the boy s adult years it tells a spellbinding story by turns poignant and electrifying about the magical often forbidden discoveries of childhood and a lifelong journey that begins unexpectedly with a spectacular sea voyage, An alternate cover edition of this ISBN can be found a href https www goodreads com book show anil s ghost rel nofollow here a br br With his first novel since the internationally acclaimed b The English Patient b 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 br br b Anil s Ghost b transports us to Sri Lanka a country steeped in centuries of tradition now forced into the late twentieth century by the ravages of civil war Into this maelstrom steps Anil Tissera a young woman born in Sri Lanka educated in England and America who returns to her homeland as a forensic anthropologist sent by an international human rights group to discover the source of the organized campaigns of murder engulfing the island What follows is a story about love about family about identity about the unknown enemy about the quest to unlock the hidden past a story propelled by a riveting mystery Unfolding against the deeply evocative background of Sri Lanka s landscape and ancient civilization b Anil s Ghost b is a literary spellbinder Michael Ondaatje s most powerful novel yet, Michael Ondaatje s new selected poems i The Cinnamon Peeler i brings together poems written between and including work from his most recent collection i Secular Love i These poems bear witness to the extraordinary gifts that have won high praise for this truly original poet and novelist, i The Conversations i is a treasure essential for any lover or student of film and a rare intimate glimpse into the worlds of two accomplished artists who share a great passion for film and storytelling and whose knowledge and love of the crafts of writing and film shine through br br It was on the set of the movie adaptation of his Booker Prize winning novel i The English Patient i that Michael Ondaatje met the master film and sound editor Walter Murch and the two began a remarkable personal conversation about the making of films and books in our time that continued over two years From those conversations stemmed this enlightened affectionate book a mine of wonderful surprising observations and information about editing writing and literature music and sound the I Ching dreams art and history br br i The Conversations i is filled with stories about how some of the most important movies of the last thirty years were made and about the people who brought them to the screen It traces the artistic growth of Murch as well as his friends and contemporaries including directors such as Francis Ford Coppola George Lucas Fred Zinneman and Anthony Minghella from the creation of the independent anti Hollywood Zoetrope by a handful of brilliant bearded young men to the recent triumph of i Apocalypse Now Redux i br br Among the films Murch has worked on are i American Graffiti i i The Conversation i the remake of i A Touch of Evil i i Julia i i Apocalypse Now i i The Godfather i all three i The Talented Mr Ripley i and i The English Patient i br br i Walter Murch is a true oddity in Hollywood A genuine intellectual and renaissance man who appears wise and private at the centre of various temporary storms to do with film making and his whole generation of filmmakers He knows probably where a lot of the bodies are buried i