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Handwriting

By: Michael Ondaatje

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 1998

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8441

ISBN: 0375405593

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Handwriting" has been SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on the title page! The author's first new book of poetry since "The Cinnamon Peeler." It is a collection of exquisitely crafted poems of delicacy and power - poems about love, landscape, and the sweep of history set in the poet's first home, Sri Lanka. A poetic achievement by a writer at the height of his creative powers. View more info

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Handwriting

By: Michael Ondaatje

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1998

Edition: First Canadian Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8440

ISBN: 0771068778

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Handwriting" has been SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on the title page! The author's first new book of poetry since "The Cinnamon Peeler." It is a collection of exquisitely crafted poems of delicacy and power - poems about love, landscape, and the sweep of history set in the poet's first home, Sri Lanka. A poetic achievement by a writer at the height of his creative powers. View more info

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The English Patient

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London/Toronto/New York/London, Bloomsbury/M&S/Knopf/Bloomsbury: 1992

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8437

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Named as Winner of the Golden Man Booker Prize! The story of an injured, anonymous English WWII pilot and his Italian nurse which has been named for the best work of fiction previously awarded the Man Booker Prize over the last 50 years. Also, a celebration of the 25th Anniversary of this Booker Prize and Governor General's Prize Winner! This set includes the UK, Canadian, US and UK Limited First Editions - all SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on their respective title pages! The UK Edition being the "true" first, but the Canadian Edition is highly sought after given Ondaatje's being based there.... View more info

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The English Patient

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1992

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 6428

ISBN: 0679416781

Condition: Near Fine +


The acclaimed author's Booker Award-winning novel, and the basis for the immensely successful Anthony Minghella film. During the final moments of World War II, in a deserted Italian villa, four people come together: a young nurse, her will broken, all her energy focussed on her last, dying patient, a man in whom she has seen something "she wanted to learn, to grow into and hide in".the patient, an unknown Englishman, survivor of a plane crash, his mind awash with a life's worth of secrets and passions.a thief whose "skills" have made him one of the war's heroes, and one of its ... View more info

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In the Skin of a Lion

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1987

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5435

ISBN: 0394563638

Condition: Fine


A master of modern literature - this copy of "In the Skin of a Lion" has been SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on the title page! We begin with a young girl sitting in a car in the early morning hours. The man beside her is telling her a story, his story-of his boyhood in the Canadian backwoods, of his arrival in the bustling Toronto of the 1920s, of the passionate and fabulous adventures he underwent there. Combining history and poetry, mythic events and sensual detail, Michael Ondaatje has fashioned a luminous work of the imagination. View more info

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Running in the Family

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, UK, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1983

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6521

ISBN: 0575032898

Condition: Very Good+


This copy has been SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on the title page! This is the first UK Edition/First Printing. An absorbing autobiographical journey bof discovery to a far place in another time. Through memory, through imagination, the author reveals a world of fabulous characters and landscapes as he finds his own beginnings in the strange context of his family history. Alas, the dustjacket spine is heavilly faded (as is common with this title) and there are some spottings to the foredge which give rise to the grading. An important work adding to the understanding of this impressive literary f... View more info

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The Cinnamon Peeler: Selected Poems

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1991

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6522

ISBN: 0679402608

Condition: Near Fine +


This copy has been SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on the title page! This volume contains poems that cover a twenty-five year period from 1963 to 1990 and come mainly from two earlier books, "There's a Trick with a Knife I'm Learning to Do" and "Secular Love". A small red remainder marking on the top edge accounts for the grading - otherwise a "Fine/Fine" copy. View more info

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Secular Love

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, NY, W.W. Norton and Company: 1985

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6523

ISBN: 0393019918

Condition: Near Fine +


This copy has been SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on the titloe page! The acclaimed author/poet's first full-length book of new poems in over a decade. He has twice been given the Governor-General's Award for Literature in Canada. A small tear to the front free-endpaper from a binder's error is present but does not detract from the overall presentation. No other flaws in evidence. View more info

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Anil's Ghost

By: Ondaatje, Michael

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6613

ISBN: 0375410538

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Michael Ondaatje on the title page! With his first novel since the internationally acclaimed "the English Patient", 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. "Anil's Ghost" unfolds against the deeply evocative background of Sri Lanka's landscape and ancient civilization. View more info