Oh Canada!Oh Quebec!: requiem for a divided country

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Penguin, 1992 - History - 288 pages
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Review: Oh Canada! Oh Quebec!: Requiem for a Divided Country

User Review  - Margarita - Goodreads

A bit of an outdated read at this point, but certainly a good introductory read to the language issue once you weed through Richler's opinions. Read full review

Review: Oh Canada! Oh Quebec!: Requiem for a Divided Country

User Review  - Troy Parfitt - Goodreads

Mordecai Richler walks us through a history of Quebecois Nationalism to show us it was born out of xenophobic sentiment and blossomed into a movement that was sweeping, pointless, borderline fascist ... 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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