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Ondaatje

/ (ɒnˈdɑːtʃe) /
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noun

Michael. born 1943, Sri Lankan-born Canadian writer: his works include the poetry collection There's a Trick with a Knife I'm Learning to Do (1979), the Booker-prizewinning novel The English Patient (1992, filmed 1997), Anil's Ghost (2000), and Divisadero (2007)

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How to use Ondaatje in a sentence

  • Michael Ondaatje, Elizabeth Alexander, Jackie Kay, and Robert Pinsky have all appeared here over the years.

    Jamaica's Big Book Party|Olivia Cole|June 3, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • His previous book, In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs, was shortlisted for the 2004 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize.

    Turkey's Problem with America|Christopher De Bellaigue|March 17, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • The "patriots" found an eloquent leader in the person of a young student named Ondaatje.

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