Notes on an endangered species and others

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Knopf; [distributed by Random House], 1974 - Literary Collections - 212 pages
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Essays by a Canadian-American Jewish intellectual, some on modern Jewish life (as of the 1960s and 70s), some on sports, one on James Bond and his forerunners by William LeQueux , Sapper, and John ... 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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