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Wild flowers of Sri Lanka

Wild flowers of Sri Lanka

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Published by Arittha Wikramanayake in Ratmalana .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArittha Wikramanayake
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 349 p.
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25348507M
LC Control Number2012335130

This book is hard to categorize as it is part family memoir, part travelogue and part autobiography. Theres even a section of poetry. Ondaatje, best known for his novel, The English Patient, was born in Ceylon, the island off southern India, now Sri Lanka/5.


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