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

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A.A. Knopf, 1992 - History - 277 pages
A humorous look at Quebec's movement toward independence from Canada, remarking upon the Draconian language laws imposed on English-speaking Quebecois, the economic problems posed by the movement, and the troubles with blind nationalism.

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User Review  - weakley - LibraryThing

While I have to admit that this book presents a biased point of view on the issue of the french language and seperation issues, it is not a bias I disagree with for the most part. Richler is true to ... Read full review

OH CANADA! OH QUEBEC!: Requiem for a Divided Country

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Quebec-born Richler (Solomon Gursky Was Here, 1990, etc.) undertakes a backgrounder to that province's independence movement, with several large flashes of illuminating absurdity about the passionate ... Read full review


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Mordecai Richler was born in Montreal in 1931. Among his most successful novels are "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" (made into an acclaimed film starring Richard Dreyfuss), "St. Urbain's Horseman, Solomon Gursky Was Here, " and "Barney's Version." He divides his time between Canada (Montreal and Lake Memphremagog) and London.

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