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The Incomparable Atuk - AUTOGRAPHED First Edition

by Richler, Mordecai

Condition: Very Good/Good


Toronto: Mcclelland & Stewart, 1963. Hardcover 1st edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the title page. Red cloth board with gilt titles, minor shelf and edgewear, light bumping of corners. Dust jacket, now in protective mylar, presents some chipping and rubbing. Book interior fine - clean and solid. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Deighton, Len ( Jacket Art ) .

Mordecai Richler was born in Montreal in 1931. The author of ten successful novels, numerous screenplays, and several books of non-fiction, his novel, Barney's Version, was an acclaimed bestseller and the winner of The Giller Prize, the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour, the QSpell Award, and the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Novel in the Caribbean and Canada region. Richler also won two Governor General’s Awards and was shortlisted twice for the Booker Prize. Mordecai Richler died in Montreal in July 2001. From the Trade Paperback edition.




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