Jam Fruit Tree

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Jam Fruit Tree

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Winner of the Gratiean Memorial Prize for the best work in English Literature by a Sri Lankan for 1993 Hilarious, affectionate, candid and moving, this is the story of the Burghers of Sri Lanka Who are the Burghers? Descended from the Dutch, the Portuguese, the British and other foreigners who arrived in the island-nation of Sri Lanka (and mingled with the local inhabitants), the Burghers often stand out because of their curiously mixed featuresgrey eyes in an otherwise Dravid face, for instance.... A handsome and guileless people, the Burghers have always lived it up, forever willing to put a party. Carl Muller, a Burgher himself, writes in this quasi-fictional, engaging biography of the lives of his people they emerge, at the end of his story, as a race of fun-loving, hardy people, much like the jam fruit tree which simply refuses to be contained or destroyed.

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Winner of the Gratiean Memorial Prize for the best work in English Literature by a Sri Lankan for 1993 Hilarious, affectionate, candid and moving, this is the story of the Burghers of Sri Lanka Who are the Burghers? Descended from the Dutch, the Portuguese, the British and other foreigners who arrived in the island-nation of Sri Lanka (and mingled with the local inhabitants), the Burghers often stand out because of their curiously mixed featuresgrey eyes in an otherwise Dravid face, for instance.... A handsome and guileless people, the Burghers have always lived it up, forever willing to put a party. Carl Muller, a Burgher himself, writes in this quasi-fictional, engaging biography of the lives of his people they emerge, at the end of his story, as a race of fun-loving, hardy people, much like the jam fruit tree which simply refuses to be contained or destroyed.
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Title Jam Fruit Tree Height
Carl Muller Width
ISBN-13 9780140230314 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0140230319 Spine Width
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd Pages 224
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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