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Mordecai Richler

Author: M G Vassanji
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Canada, 2009.
Series: Extraordinary Canadians.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Both Richler and Vassanji are award-winning novelists who regarded themselves as outsiders in their respective societies--one a Jew in Quebec, the other an Indian in Tanzania who emigrated to Canada. Their experiences were vastly different, but their perspective as outsiders allows each a unique viewpoint. With narrative flair and surprising insights, Vassanji explores the life and artistic quest of the prolific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vassanji, M.G.
Mordecai Richler.
Toronto : Penguin Canada, 2009
(OCoLC)649307734
Named Person: Mordecai Richler; Mordecai Richler; Mordecai Richler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M G Vassanji
ISBN: 9780670066728 0670066729
OCLC Number: 305100435
Description: xiii, 236 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Extraordinary Canadians.
Responsibility: by M.G. Vassanji ; with an introduction by John Ralston Saul.

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"Both Richler and Vassanji are award-winning novelists who regarded themselves as outsiders in their respective societies--one a Jew in Quebec, the other an Indian in Tanzania who emigrated to Canada. Their experiences were vastly different, but their perspective as outsiders allows each a unique viewpoint. With narrative flair and surprising insights, Vassanji explores the life and artistic quest of the prolific Montreal satirist who died in 2001"--Publisher's website.

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