This Day in Jewish History 2001: The Great Provocateur of Montreal Dies

By the time Mordecai Richler wrote 'Solomon Gursky Was Here,' maybe Canada was beyond being scandalized by him.

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On July 3, 2001, Mordecai Richler, novelist, essayist, screenwriter and the great provocateur of Anglophone-Jewish Montreal, died, of cancer, at the age of 70. For much of his long writing career, Richler was...