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The Family of Runners

Paul Bragstad

The Family of Runners

by Paul Bragstad

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Published by Putnam Pub Group (T) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10265849M
ISBN 100448220741
ISBN 109780448220741
OCLC/WorldCa5411504

earlier, Ondaatje published Running in the Family, a “fictional memoir” based on his travels to his native country in and Ondaatje lives in Toronto with his wife, who is also an author. OVERVIEW At the end of the novel, in the acknowledgements of Running in the Family, Ondaatje writes that his book “is not a history butFile Size: KB. Running in the Family is a fictionalized memoir, written in post-modern style involving aspects of magic realism, by Michael deals with his return to his native island of Sri Lanka, also called Ceylon, in the late s.. It also deals with his family. Much of the focus falls on his father Mervyn Ondaatje and his scandalous drunken antics.

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Running is a sport that's accessible to most people - you don't need a lot of special equipment or a certain type of playing area or enough people to make up a team - and it can become a lifelong enjoyment that benefits health and fitness, so a little exposure to it at the picture book age may open doors kids didn't know were there/5(24).   In , having failed to find a publisher for Once a Runner, John L Parker Jr began selling the book at road races from the boot of his car. It quickly became a favourite among those club runners.


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It may come as a surprise to many people, but Japan is the most running-obsessed country on Earth/5(). The writer tells about his family and the lifestyle of his family as well. And whenever the lifestyle comes there also comes the history and the culture as well.

As it is clear that “Running in the Family” is a mixture of the history, fiction, and the biography. So it makes the book /5. "Running in the Family" is an impressionistically written and reflective memoir of Michael Ondaatje's eccentric Ceylonese family.

The book begins with a The Family of Runners book of disjointed stories about Ondaatje's parents and by: Running in the Family.

In the late s Ondaatje returned to his native island of Sri Lanka. As he records his journey through the drug-like heat and intoxicating fragrances of that "pendant off the ear of India, " Ondaatje simultaneously retraces the baroque mythology of his Dutch-Ceylonese family/5.

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Buy Running books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. Led by Samuel, the family, which now includes Annie as an adopted daughter, makes its way cross country toward Philadelphia, which is held by colonial forces.

Samuel narrowly escapes death when he stumbles onto a British detachment in the woods, but is saved by rebel soldiers who fire on the unit and escort his family to safety. Sri Lankan-born author Michael Ondaatje’s Running in the Family () is a memoir with many magical realist and stream-of-consciousness elements.

It also includes poems and travel materials, including travel essays, personal narratives, and maps. It centers on the author’s father, Mervyn Ondaatje.

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One of the plot lines follows Joe as he writes a children's book about a handicapped squirrel. The other follows Brian as he takes up his new pastime of running which he discovers while trying to go out with an athletic girl.

The storyline of Brian /10(). George A. Sheehan (November 5, – November 1, ) was a physician, senior athlete and author best known for his writings about the sport of book, "Running & Being: The Total Experience," became a New York Times best seller.

He was a track star in college, and later became a cardiologist like his father. He served as a doctor in the United States Navy in the South Pacific. Runs in the Family. Five years later, Jim Fixx wrote The Complete Book of Running, and the nation went wild over jogging.

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