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Handwriting : poems

Author: Michael Ondaatje
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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An anthology of poems by a Canadian writer from Sri Lanka. In The First Rule of Sinhalese Architecture, he writes: "Never build three doors / in a straight line / A devil might rush / through them /deep into your house, / into your life."
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ondaatje
ISBN: 0375405593 9780375405594 037570535X 9780375705359
OCLC Number: 39747192
Description: 78 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A Gentleman Compares His Virtue ... --
The Distance of a Shout --
Buried --
The Brother Thief --
To Anuradhapura --
The First Rule of Sinhalese Architecture --
The Medieval Coast --
Buried 2 --
The Nine Sentiments --
Flight --
Wells --
The Siyabaslakara --
Driving with Dominic ... --
Death at Kataragama --
The Great Tree --
The Story --
House on a Red Cliff --
Step --
Last Ink.
Responsibility: Michael Ondaatje.
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An anthology of poems by a Canadian writer from Sri Lanka. In The First Rule of Sinhalese Architecture, he writes: "Never build three doors / in a straight line / A devil might rush / through them /deep into your house, / into your life."

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