Solomon Gursky was here

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Viking, 1989 - Fiction - 557 pages
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User Review  - Jay Royston - Goodreads

Epic and confusing if you don't keep up with the story as there is a large family tree that Richler is exploring (The Gurskys), along with the lead protagonist, Moses Berger. There is also a host of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

This is *the* essential Canadian novel. It tells the story of old and new worlds, the established cities of Montreal and unsettled West, of Canada's immigrants and multi-ethnic identity. It deals with ... Read full review

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Novelist, journalist and screenwriter Mordecai Richler was born on January 27, 1931 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He attended Sir George Williams College for two years. He lived in Paris, Spain and England, and while in England worked as a journalist and radio and television scriptwriter. His fourth novel, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1959), was received with far more enthusiasm than previous efforts. He has written a number of screenplays (including Fun with Dick and Jane and the script for The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz). His awards include the Governor-General Awards, the Commonwealth Writer's Prize and the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award.

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