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PBS NewsHour | Ondaatje Crafts Semi-Autobiographical Tale of Ocean Voyage in 'The Cat's Table' | PBS

Duration: 06:02
Program: PBS NewsHour #10228
Broadcast Date: Dec. 27, 2011

Michael Ondaatje's new novel "The Cat's Table" is a shipboard story about a boy's travel's from Ceylon to England. Jeffrey Brown and Ondaatje, author of "The English Patient," discuss the coming-of-age tale based in part on the writer's own past.



Post Date: December 27, 2011