The world knew him as a highly successful, controversial and even enigmatic financier. His story is much more complex than that -- it is a journey of ...Show synopsisThe world knew him as a highly successful, controversial and even enigmatic financier. His story is much more complex than that -- it is a journey of painful confrontation to meet with the ghost of a demanding, distant father. In a book that captures the exotic drama of Sri Lanka and Christopher Ondaatje's odyssey into legend and life, this is a passionate and beautiful memoir. "...a gem of a book". -- Peter C. Newman, Maclean's magazine "...a beautifully photographed and vividly told exploration of the conflict between fathers and sons". -- The Ottawa CitizenHide synopsis
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