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Solomon Gursky was here

Mordecai Richler

Solomon Gursky was here

by Mordecai Richler

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Published by Penguin Books in Markham, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMordecai Richler.
The Physical Object
Pagination557 p. ;
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18429436M
ISBN 100140116087

Jun 28,  · Read "Solomon Gursky Was Here Penguin Modern Classics" by Mordecai Richler available from Rakuten Kobo. Moses Berger is very young when he first hears the name that will obsess him and drive him on a quest across Canada and /5. A brilliant but alcoholic biographer obsesses over Solomon Gursky, the outrageously daring bootlegger grandson of legendary lecher and arctic explorer Ephraim Gursky. PW said that the author's fifth n.

Get this from a library! Solomon Gursky was here. [Mordecai Richler] -- Moses Berger, writer, salmon-fisher and drunk, becomes hooked on the history of Gursky, a 19th-century bootlegger, and follows a trail which takes him from London to the Orkneys and to Arctic Canada. Luckily, Solomon Gursky is the polestar that sets much of this back on course. Readers may spend the first part of ''Solomon Gursky Was Here'' wondering about its title, only to discover, halfway through, that the search for Solomon is very much at the novel's center. His mysterious destiny gives the book its soul as well as its formal skeleton.

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Viking. Hardcover. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

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Therefore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book. Actually, the book tries to get a fix on the most shadowy of the original three Gursky brothers—Solomon, who seems to have been both the imp and the hero (buying Jews out of pre-Holocaust Europe) of the family. And what a family.

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Aug 27,  · Undoubtedly Mordecai Richler's tour the force, Solomon Gursky Was Here is an epic in the truest sense of the word. Through Moses Berger's hunt after the elusive Solomon Gursky, the black sheep of a boot-legging family gone legit, you are immersed in years of (jewish) history.

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Mordecai Richler (January 27, – July 3, ) was a Canadian writer. His best known works are The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz () and Barney's Version ().

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“Solomon Gursky was here” is the story of three generations of a Jewish family in Canada, through the eyes of the aspiring biographer of one significant member of the family.

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The confusing bits are because of these wild lurches in timeframe. Solomon’s father is the priest Eprahim, who now is a drunken vagabond, dragging his son into the wastes of Arctic, teaching him to build igloos, tend to the sled dogs, and alternately being affectionate and crabby.Get this from a library!

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