Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-....Alternative names
Born in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He moved to Canada in 1962, studied at Bishop's University in Quebec, the University of Toronto, and Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, then became a university lecturer. He taught at the University of Western Ontario, 1966?-1973? He is known as a poet, playwright and novelist. His novel The English Patient won the Booker Prize in 1992 (filmed, 1996).
From the description of Michael Ondaatje collection. [ca. 1969]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676747688
- Canadian literature (English)--20th century
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