Solomon Gursky Was Here: Penguin Modern Classics

Paperback | June 28, 2005

byMordecai RichlerForeword byDavid Bezmozgis

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Moses Berger is very young when he first hears the name that will obsess him and drive him on a quest across Canada and Europe. His life becomes consumed with unravelling the secrets from the startling, almost mythical life of a man and family shrouded in lies.

Ranging from the underworld of nineteenth-century London, through the Franklin expedition to the Arctic, to the Prohibition years on the prairies and the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Solomon Gursky Was Here is a grand, uncommonly rich tale from one of Canada's best storytellers.

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Moses Berger is very young when he first hears the name that will obsess him and drive him on a quest across Canada and Europe. His life becomes consumed with unravelling the secrets from the startling, almost mythical life of a man and family shrouded in lies. Ranging from the underworld of nineteenth-century London, through the Frank...

Mordecai Richler (1931-2001) wrote ten novels; numerous 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 Genera...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 7.76 × 5.15 × 1.43 inPublished:June 28, 2005Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143051458

ISBN - 13:9780143051459

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