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Mordecai - The Life & Times (Hardcover) Loot Price: R545 Discovery Miles 5 450 You Save: R103 (16%)
Mordecai - The Life & Times (Hardcover): Charles Foran
Mordecai - The Life & Times (Hardcover): Charles Foran

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Mordecai - The Life & Times (Hardcover)

Charles Foran

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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.


Imprint: Knopf Canada
Country of origin: Canada
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Authors: Charles Foran
Dimensions: 243 x 167 x 47mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Sewn / Cloth over boards
Pages: 738
ISBN-13: 978-0-676-97963-3
Barcode: 9780676979633
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-676-97963-7

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