Ondaatje, Philip Michael

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Born: Sep 12, 1943 AD
Currently alive, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: Sri Lankan
Categories: Authors


1943 - Born on the 12th of September in Sri Lanka, known as Ceylon.

1962 - He became a Canadian citizen, and studied for a time at Bishop's University.

1970 - He published thirteen books of poetry, and won the Governor General's Award.

1982 - He is best known as a novelist, and work as encompasses memoir, poetry, and film.

1988 - He became a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

2003 - He won a special recognition at the American Cinema Editors Awards. 
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