Solomon Gursky was here

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Viking, 1989 - Fiction - 557 pages
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User Review  - Gyro - Goodreads

My favourite, I think, of all Richler's delicious novels - which is not an easy selection. Weaving in the wild west of the Canadian prairies, native mythology, the Franklin expedition, bootlegging in ... Read full review

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

AM Klein, a teacher of writing for Leonard Cohen, also taught Mordecai Richler. Richler's tone is satirical often mocking the upper-class. He entertainingly mixed Jewish culture with indigenous ... 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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