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The Acrobats: A Novel [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

The Acrobats: A Novel [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

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The Acrobats: A Novel [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

by RICHLER, Mordecai

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[London]: Andre Deutsch, [1954]. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm.); original simulated cloth in blue and green pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; 204pp. Small piece of repair to jacket spine crown, price clip affecting one word with minor loss of meaning, else Very Good and sound. Bookplate signed by the author laid in. The Canadian author's first book, set in Valencia.

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Mordecai Richler was born in Montreal in 1931. The author of ten successful novels, numerous screenplays, and several books of non-fiction, his novel, Barney's Version, was an acclaimed bestseller and the winner of The Giller Prize, the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour, the QSpell Award, and the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best Novel in the Caribbean and Canada region. Richler also won two Governor General’s Awards and was shortlisted twice for the Booker Prize. Mordecai Richler died in Montreal in July 2001. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
22763
Title
The Acrobats: A Novel [Signed Bookplate Laid in]
Author
RICHLER, Mordecai
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
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Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Andre Deutsch
Place of Publication
[London]
Date Published
[1954]
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Fiction; Canada;

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