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Mordecai: The Life & Times

Foran, Charles

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ISBN 10: 0676979637 / ISBN 13: 9780676979633
Editorial: Knopf Canada, Toronto, 2010
Condición: Very Good + Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Título: Mordecai: The Life & Times

Editorial: Knopf Canada, Toronto

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good +

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good +, Not Price Clipped

Edición: Canadian First

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Foran's book is IT: the definitive, detailed, intimate portrait of Mordecai Richler, the lion of Canadian literature, and the turbulent, changing times that nurtured him. It is also an extraordinary love story that lasted half a century.

The first major biography with access to family letters and archives. Mordecai Richler was an outsized and outrageous novelist whose life reads like fiction.

Mordecai Richler won multiple Governor General's Literary Awards, the Giller Prize, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, among others, as well as many awards for his children's books. He also wrote Oscar-nominated screenplays. His influence was larger than life in Canada and abroad. In Mordecai, award-winning novelist and journalist Charlie Foran brings to the page the richness of Mordecai's life as young bohemian, irreverent writer, passionate and controversial Canadian, loyal friend and deeply romantic lover. He explores Mordecai's distraught childhood, and gives us the "portrait of a marriage" — the lifelong love affair with Florence, with Mordecai as beloved father of five. The portrait is alive and intimate — warts and all.

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