Mordecai Richler, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Mordecai Richler

Canadian author, screenwriter and essayist

Date of Birth: 27-Jan-1931

Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Date of Death: 03-Jul-2001

Profession: screenwriter, writer, children's writer, novelist

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Mordecai Richler

  • Mordecai Richler (January 27, 1931 – July 3, 2001) was a Canadian writer.
  • His best known works are The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1959) and Barney's Version (1997).
  • His 1970 novel St.
  • Urbain's Horseman and 1989 novel Solomon Gursky Was Here were shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
  • He is also well known for the Jacob Two-Two children's fantasy series.
  • In addition to his fiction, Richler wrote numerous essays about the Jewish community in Canada, and about Canadian and Quebec nationalism.
  • Richler's Oh Canada! Oh Quebec! (1992), a collection of essays about nationalism and anti-Semitism, generated considerable controversy.

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