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Mordecai Richler snubbed in Canadian authors tribute

When Mordecai Richler left Canada for Paris, he was a brooding young intellectual with lots to say. He returned a prolific, respected writer with a keen eye for the absurd and the magnetism to charm or anger just about all of his contemporaries. From Montreal's Jewish ghetto to Quebec nationalism to boring Anglophones to hypocritical politicians – the incomparable Richler commented, questioned, laughed and angered.

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Mordecai Richler is excluded from a tribute to Canadian authors.
Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: May 10, 1996
Guest(s): Timothy Findley, Mordecai Richler
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Paul Workman
Duration: 2:23

Last updated: May 6, 2013

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