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Mordecai Richler

Born: 27-Jan-1931
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 3-Jul-2001
Location of death: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

Father: Moses Isaac Richler
Mother: Lily Rosenberg
Wife: Florence Wood (m. 1960, until his death, three sons, two daughters)
Son: Jacob
Son: Daniel
Son: Noah
Daughter: Emma
Daughter: Martha

    High School: Montreal Hebrew Academy
    High School: Baron Byng High School
    University: Sir George Williams University, Montreal (1950-51)

    Giller Prize 1997 for Barney's Version
    Order of Canada 1999
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1961

Author of books:
The Acrobats (1954, novel)
Son of a Smaller Hero (1955, novel)
A Choice of Enemies (1957, novel)
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1959, novel)
The Incomparable Atuk (1963, novel)
Cocksure (1968, novel)
The Street (1969, novel)
St. Urbain's Horsemen (1971, novel)
Notes on an Endangered Species and Others (1974, essays)
Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang (1975, juvenile)
Joshua Then and Now (1980, novel)
Jacob Two-Two and the Dinosaur (1987, juvenile)
Solomon Gursky Was Here (1989, novel)
Oh Canada! Oh Quebec! Requiem for a Divided Country (1992, nonfiction)
Barney's Version (1998, novel)
On Snooker: The Game and the Characters Who Play It (2001, nonfiction)

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