Penguin Modern Classics Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz

by Mordecai Richler
Foreword by Ann Marie Macdonald

Penguin Group Canada | September 30, 2005 | Trade Paperback |

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Duddy Kravitz is obsessed with his grandfather''s maxim, "A man without land is nobody." He sets his heart on acquiring property and does not let any obstacle dissuade him. If he becomes hated along the way, he couldn''t care less. In spite of enormous sacrifices and setbacks, Duddy never loses faith in realizing his dream.

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz is the novel that established Mordecai Richler as one of the world''s best comic writers. A classic tale of coming of age on Montreal''s St. Urbain Street, it is an unforgettable story of ambition, dreams, and familial love.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 344 Pages, 4.72 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: September 30, 2005

Publisher: Penguin Group Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0143051466

ISBN - 13: 9780143051466

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Penguin Modern Classics Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz

by Mordecai Richler
Foreword by Ann Marie Macdonald

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 344 Pages, 4.72 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: September 30, 2005

Publisher: Penguin Group Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0143051466

ISBN - 13: 9780143051466

About the Book

From his third generation Jewish immigrant family in Montreal, Duddy learns about life in this unforgettable human comedy.

From the Publisher

Duddy Kravitz is obsessed with his grandfather''s maxim, "A man without land is nobody." He sets his heart on acquiring property and does not let any obstacle dissuade him. If he becomes hated along the way, he couldn''t care less. In spite of enormous sacrifices and setbacks, Duddy never loses faith in realizing his dream.

The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz is the novel that established Mordecai Richler as one of the world''s best comic writers. A classic tale of coming of age on Montreal''s St. Urbain Street, it is an unforgettable story of ambition, dreams, and familial love.

About the Author

Mordecai Richler (1931-2001) wrote ten novels and numbers screenplays, essays, children's books and several works of non-fiction. He gained international acclaim with The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, which was later made into a movie. During his career, he was the recipient of dozens of literary awards, including two Governor General's Awards, the Giller Prize and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. He was made a Companion of the Order of Canada in 2001.

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