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Asteroid (6563) Ondaatje

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Michael Ondaatje (b. 1943), a Canadian novelist, poet and writer, was born in Sri Lanka into a Burgher family. Best known for his novel The English Patient, adapted into an award-winning movie, he returned to his Sri Lankan origins in two other books, Running in the Family and Anil's Ghost.

Reference: MPC 56958

Name: 
Ondaatje
Number: 
6563
Designation: 
1993 MO
Disc. Date: 
1993-06-22
Discoverer: 
Mueller, J.
Disc. Place: 
Palomar