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The English patient : a novel

Author: Michael Ondaatje
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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After a badly burned pilot is pulled from the wreckage of his plane in the Sahara Desert, he's placed in the care of an army nurse and identified only as "the English patient". As his memory slowly returns, a passionate and consuming love affair with a married woman is unveiled, and lives from both the past and the present become inextricably altered.
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Genre/Form: War stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-
English patient.
New York : Knopf, 1992
(OCoLC)645848381
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ondaatje
ISBN: 0679416781 9780679416784
OCLC Number: 25675955
Awards: Governor General's Award, 1992.
Description: 307 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Villa --
In Near Ruins --
Sometime a Fire --
South Cairo 1930-1938 --
Katharine --
A Buried Plane --
In Situ --
The Holy Forest --
The Cave of Swimmers --
August.
Responsibility: by Michael Ondaatje.
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After a badly burned pilot is pulled from the wreckage of his plane in the Sahara Desert, he's placed in the care of an army nurse and identified only as "the English patient". As his memory slowly returns, a passionate and consuming love affair with a married woman is unveiled, and lives from both the past and the present become inextricably altered.

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