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  • ISBN: 1551995603 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781551995601 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
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  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Emblem Editions, 2001.

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General Note: "This book was originally published by McClelland & Stewart in 1980."
Summary, etc.: Joshua Then and Now is about Joshua Shapiro today, and the Joshua he was. His father a boxer turned honest crook, his mother an erotic dancer whose greatest performance was at Joshua's bar mitzvah, Joshua has overcome his inauspicious beginnings in the Jewish ghetto of Montreal to become a celebrated television writer and a successful journalist. But Joshua, now middle-aged, is not a happy man. Incapacitated by a freak accident, anguished by the disappearance of his WASP wife, and caught up in a sex scandal, Joshua is besieged by the press and tormented by the ghosts of his youth. Set in Montreal, the novel chronicles the rocky journey we all make between the countries of the past and the present. Raucous, opinionated, tender, Joshua Then and Now is a memorable excursion into Mordecai Richler's comic universe. From the Hardcover edition.
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Subject: Fiction
FICTION / Literary
Montréal (Québec) -- Fiction
Jews -- Fiction
Journalists -- Fiction
Jewish men -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
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