The Green Stick: A Memoir


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This gracefully told memoir, set in early twentieth-century colonial Ceylon, depicts the journey of a youth imbued with the experiences and wise guidance that form and shape a man's awareness, and open his eyes to the complexity and wonder of life. Brought up by his grandfather in a Kandyan Sinhalese household, and given the freedom to explore, he discovers his heritage and direction in the wider world.

By Reg van Cuylenburg. Awarded the 2016 Eric Hoffer Award for Books Hoffer Grand Prize.

- Paperback
- 168 pages, 5.7 × 8.4 × 0.7 inches
- Illustrated throughout in b&w
- 2016
SKU: 37365

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