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St. Urbain"s horseman ; a novel

Mordecai Richler

St. Urbain"s horseman ; a novel

by Mordecai Richler

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Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Pagination467 p.
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22201666M

- Read books online free and download eBooks. Discover free books by indie authors, who are publishing on Epub: Novels, Thriller, Poems, Fantasy all literature genres available. St. Urbain's Horseman A Novel. Richler, Mordecai. Published by Random House, New York () ISBN ISBN 13 Dust Jacket Condition: Near Very Good. First Edition. (1st) Slightly smaller book, black cloth with embossed design at bottom front, gilt lettering and design bright on spine, lightly browned pages.

  With David Julian Hirsh, Simon Alain, Susan Bain, Liane Balaban. Based on the novel by Mordechai Richler -Winner of the Governor General's Award - this is the story of Jake, a film director of modest success and a man in disgrace. His alter ego, his cousin Joey - Nazi-hunter, adventurer, hero of the Spanish Civil War - is the avenging horseman of Jake's impotent dreams. St. Urbain's Horseman is a Canadian television drama miniseries, broadcast on CBC Television in the – television on the novel by Mordecai Richler, the series starred David Julian Hirsh, Selina Giles Elliott Gould and Andrea was directed by Peter Moss. External links. St. Urbain's Horseman on IMDb.

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