Mordecai Richler

 

 

Age: 70

 

Summary: Canadian novelist and critic whose unflinchingly sarcastic yet brilliant works were typically set within the Canadian Jewish community, who reserved his most potent barbs for proponents of the Quebec separatist movement but whose books include The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1959), which was adapted for the big screen in 1974, and St. Urbain's Horseman (1971).

 

 

Cause of Death: Kidney failure

 

Born: January 27, 1931

 

Died: July 4, 2001

 

Location: Montreal, Canada