Ondaatje Crafts Semi-Autobiographical Tale of Ocean...

Aired: 12/27/2011 | 0:06:02 | Clip
Michael Ondaatje's new novel "The Cat's Table" is a shipboard story about a boy's travel's from Ceylon to England. Jeffrey Brown and Ondaatje, author of "The English Patient," discuss the coming-of-age tale based in part on the writer's own past.

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