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Mordecai Richler
Birth: Jan. 27, 1931
Montreal
Quebec, Canada
Death: Jul. 3, 2001
Montreal
Quebec, Canada

Canadian Author. Born in Montreal in 1931, he grew up near the working class area of St. Urbain Street. He later studied at the Sir George Williams University in Montreal, but left before he finished his degree to pursue other things. In 1959 he moved to Europe where he lived in Paris and London, where he worked as a journalist and wrote scripts for such films as, "Life At The Top" (1965). He returned to Montreal in 1972, but kept a residence in London. He wrote several books that went onto become major motion pictures and a couple that won the Governor General's Award. Richler's books include, "The Acrobats" (1954), "Son Of A Smaller Hero" (1955), "A Choice Of Enemies" (1957), "The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz" (1959), "The Incomparable Atuk" (1963), "Cocksure" (1968), "St. Urbain's Horseman" (1971), "Joshua Then And Now" (1980), "Solomon Gursky Was Here" (1989), "Burney's Version" (1997), Jacob Two-Two And The Hooded Fang" (1975), "Jacob Two-Two And The Dinosaur" (1987), "Home Sweet Home" (1985), and "A Year In Jerusalem" (1996). His books have been published in several languages including, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, and Japanese. He was married to Florence Richler from 1960 until his death in 2001, and was the father of television personality, Daniel Richler. 
 
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Mount Royal Cemetery
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada
 
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Record added: Mar 23, 2003
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