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Sir Philip Christopher Ondaatje, OC, CBE (born February 22, 1933) is a Sri Lankan-Canadian businessman, philanthropist, adventurer, writer and Olympian. He lives in the United Kingdom.Born in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) to a Burgher family of Dutch origin, Christopher went to Blundell's School in the United Kingdom. After his alcoholic father lost the family fortune, Christopher had to leave school a year from graduation. In 1956, Christopher emigrated to Canada, arriving in Toronto with virtually no money. He quickly began to rebuild the family fortune, becoming a wealthy stockbroker, going on to be one of the three founding members of Loewen Ondaatjie McCutcheon. He became a multi-millionaire in the publishing industry by founding the Pagurian Press, which he later sold to the Bronfman family.

He represented Canada as a bobsledder in the 1964 Winter Olympics.

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Total Books: 26
The Last Colonial
2011 - The Last Colonial (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780500251867
ISBN-10: 050025186X
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Birds of Prey Seven Sardonic Stories
2010 - Birds of Prey Seven Sardonic Stories (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780955711992
ISBN-10: 0955711991
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Man-eater of Punanai A Voyage of Discovery to the Jungles of Old Ceylon and Four Stories of the East
The Glenthorne Cat and Other Amazing Leopard Stories
2008 - The Glenthorne Cat and Other Amazing Leopard Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781554681846
ISBN-10: 1554681847
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Journey to the Source of the Nile
2006 - Journey to the Source of the Nile (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781590482254
ISBN-10: 1590482255
Genres: Reference, Travel, Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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Woolf in Ceylon - an Imperial Journey in the Shadow of Leonard Woolf 1904-1911
2006 - Woolf in Ceylon - an Imperial Journey in the Shadow of Leonard Woolf 1904-1911 (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781590482223
ISBN-10: 1590482220
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Leopard in the Afternoon - An Africa Tenting Safari
2006 - Leopard in the Afternoon - an Africa Tenting Safari (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781590482247
ISBN-10: 1590482247
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Hemingway in Africa  The Last Safari
2006 - Hemingway in Africa the Last Safari (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780715633601
ISBN-10: 0715633600
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The Man-eater of Punanai - a Journey of Discovery to the Jungles of Old Ceylon
2006 - The Man-eater of Punanai - a Journey of Discovery to the Jungles of Old Ceylon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781590482230
ISBN-10: 1590482239
Genre: Travel
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Sindh Revisited A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton
Journey to the Source of the Nile  An Extraordinary Quest to Solve the Riddle of the World's Longest River
Sindh Revisited A Journey in the Footsteps of Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton 1842-1849 The India Years
The Man-Eater of Punanai  A Journey of Discovery to the Jungles of Old Ceylon
Man-Eater of Punanai A Journey of Discovery to the Jungles of Old Ceylon
Woolf in Ceylon An Imperial Journey in the Shadow of Leonard Woolf 1904-1911
Power of Paper The A History a Financial Adventure and a Warning
Sindh Revisited
Sindh Revisited (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780006386506
ISBN-10: 0006386504
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Reference, Travel
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Leopard in the Afternoon An African Tenting Safari
Leopard in the Afternoon an African Tenting Safari (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780886192662
ISBN-10: 0886192668
Genre: Travel
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The Prime Ministers of Canada
The Prime Ministers of Canada (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780889320079
ISBN-10: 0889320071
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