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Conversation: Michael Ondaatje

Clip: 12/16/2011 | 5m 53s

Jeffrey Brown talks to author Michael Ondaatje, whose new novel, "The Cat's Table," tells the story of a young boy who sets out for England from his home in what was then called Ceylon, now Sri Lanka.

Aired: 12/16/11

Rating: NR

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