What is wave by Sonali Deraniyagala about?

The book recounts the story of Deraniyagala’s life before the tsunami struck the coast, and how it changed dramatically after the disaster, primarily focusing on life without her five most important family members, including her parents, her husband, and her two sons.

How did Sonali Deraniyagala survive?

The tsunami carried her two miles inland and she was able to survive by clinging to a tree branch. Deraniyagala later relocated to New York where she became a visiting research scholar at Columbia University.

Where is Sonali Deraniyagala now?

Sonali Deraniyagala was born and raised in Colombo, Sri Lanka. She now lives in New York and North London.

How old is Sonali Deraniyagala?

About 58 years (1964)Sonali Deraniyagala / Age

How did Fiona Shaw meet Sonali?

When it comes to matters of the heart, Fiona has been married to the well known Sri Lankan economist Sonali Deraniyagala since 2018. In an interview with The Daily Express , Fiona spoke about initiating the meeting after reading Sonali’s book Wave.

How did Fiona Shaw meet Sonali Deraniyagala?

Sonali Deraniyagala, an economist, lost her entire family – her two sons, her husband and her parents – in the 2004 tsunami. The couple met after Shaw had read Deraniyagala’s devastating memoir, Wave.

Is Sonali Deraniyagala married?

Fiona Shawm. 2018
Stephen Lissenburghm. 1988–2004
Sonali Deraniyagala/Spouse

Is Sonali Deraniyagala married now?

Is Saffron Burrows married?

Alison BalianSaffron Burrows / Spouse (m. 2013)

Has Fiona Shaw been married?

Sonali DeraniyagalaFiona Shaw / Spouse (m. 2018)

Who is the father of Saffron Burrows child?

Actress Saffron Burrows has given birth to her second child, a baby girl. The 44-year-old British actress welcomed her newborn with partner and TV producer Alison Balian. The couple has named their baby girl Daisy Alice Winnie Balian-Burrows.