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Incomparable Atuk

Mordecai Richler

Incomparable Atuk

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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StatementMordecai Richler ; introduction [by] Malsolm Ross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8535"I255"I5"1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 177 p.
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19713968M

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CHAPTER IV MULTICULTURALISM IN RICHLER’S LATER NOVELS This chapter discusses the multiculturalism reflected in Mordecai Richler’s The Incomparable Atuk, Joshua Then and Now and Barney's Version. The division of later novels, as said earlier, is made for convenience of study.

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It is said that the script for Atuk – based on the book “The Incomparable Atuk” was said to have been offered to John Belushi inwho after reading it, felt it was perfect for his persona. A month later he was dead from a drugs overdose – he was just thirty-three years old.

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The Atuk Curse has become one of the best known urban legends of Hollywood. The Incomparable Atuk. As every Canadian schoolboy now knows it was out there on the tundra that the young Eskimo had been befriended by a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman who had fed and clothed him and taught him English.

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