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The Incomparable Atuk

by Richler, Mordecai

Condition: Very Good ++/Not Applicable

London: Panther, 1972 First Panther paperback edition 1972 of this 1963 work by Mordecai Richler involving an eskimo poet visiting Toronto. Time quote on jacket, ``Às frantic and funny as a Marx Brothers movie.`` Book is in VG ++ condition, apparently unread, no spine creases, light age toning to pages, orange tinted top edge, rippling to lower front cover, other wise as new, no writing, stamps or creases.

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: Sparkle Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000821
  • Title: The Incomparable Atuk
  • Author: Richler, Mordecai
  • Format/binding: Mass Market Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good ++
  • Jacket condition: Not Applicable
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Unknown
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Panther
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1972
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall


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