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