Jan Frans Gratiaen. Michael Ondaatje's Ancestor from Flanders
(Lutgard Mutsaers) THE LOW COUNTRIES - 2013, № 21
The mother of the Canadian author Michael Ondaatje (1943) descended from Jan Frans Gratiaen (1727-1788) from Bruges, founding father of a Dutch Burgher dynasty in Ceylon. The author follows his life and career.
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