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The English Patient

The English Patient

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Written by Michael OndaatjeAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Michael Ondaatje

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: November 30, 1993
  • Price: $15.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-74520-4 (0-679-74520-3)
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Winner of the Booker Prize

With ravishing beauty and unsettling intelligence, The English Patientl traces the  intersection of four damaged lives in an Italian villa at the end of World War II. Hana, the exhausted nurse; the maimed thief, Caravaggio; the wary sapper, Kip: each is haunted by the riddle of the English patient, the nameless, burned man who lies in an upstairs room and whose memories of passion, betrayal, and rescue illuminates this book like flashes of heat lightening.