Title: Running in the Family.
Publisher: Norton, New York
Publication Date: 1982
First Printing of the First Edition. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good plus dust jacket with light wear to extremities and an inked out price. This is Ondaatje's autobiographical journey of his personal discovery of himself, his family and his cultural background. This copy is signed by Ondaatje. Bookseller Inventory # 23289
Synopsis: 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.
Product Description: A novel by the author of "Coming through the Slaughter", "In the Skin of a Lion", "The Collected Works of Billy the Kid", and "The Cinnamon Peeler".
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