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The Incomparable Atuk

by Mordecai Richler

Condition: Good

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1971. 178 pp. A tour de force of hilarity and black humour about Atuk, an Eskimo poet who was discovered by the Twentyman Fur Company and transported to civilization. Soft cover has some fading to spine, a bit of scuffing and a wee crease to bottom front corner. No former owner' s name. Introduction by Malcolm Ross. Text is lovely, clean and unmarked.. Third Impression. Mass Market Paperback. Good.

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.

  • Bookseller: Ghost River Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 102281
  • Title: The Incomparable Atuk
  • Author: Mordecai Richler
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Edition: Third Impression
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
  • Place: Toronto
  • Date published: 1971


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