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The English patient : a novel

Author: Michael Ondaatje
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Canadian edView all editions and formats
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In a brilliantly original novel, four people come together in a deserted Italian villa during the final moments of World War II: a young American nurse and her horribly burned English patient, an American soldier of fortune, and an Indian soldier in the British army. Their stories of the past and of the present weave a spellbinding tapestry of how lives are caught and changed by the circumstances of war. --Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ondaatje
ISBN: 0771068867 9780771068867
OCLC Number: 26257641
Description: 307 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Michael Ondaatje.

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In a brilliantly original novel, four people come together in a deserted Italian villa during the final moments of World War II: a young American nurse and her horribly burned English patient, an American soldier of fortune, and an Indian soldier in the British army. Their stories of the past and of the present weave a spellbinding tapestry of how lives are caught and changed by the circumstances of war. --Publisher.

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