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THE INCOMPARABLE ATUK

by RICHLER, Mordecai

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1963. Red boards. Faint yellowing to page edges and faint foxing to top page edges, else fine.. Dust jacket (art by novelist Len Deighton) has a half inch tear to lower spine fold, a few nicks and one tiny chip, VG otherwise. . First Canadian issue. Hardcover. Octavo.

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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