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Anil’s Ghost

Added on September 11, 2013

Anil’s Ghost Michael Ondaatje Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2000 This is a signed first U.S. edition of Anil’s Ghost in fine/fine condition. The true first edition is the Canadian McClelland and Stewart first printing. In this novel, Anil Tissera, studying forensic anthropology in the States, returns to Sri Lanka to work for the U.N. [...]

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What is the What

Added on July 21, 2010

What is the What Dave Eggers McSweeney’s, U.S.A. 2006 What is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng is a fictionalized biography about one of the ‘lost boys of Sudan’. This novel won Eggers the 2009 Prix Medicis Etranger,¬†an annual¬†French award for a writer whose “fame does not yet match their talent.” This is [...]

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