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Book Information: Incomparable Atuk, the

Incomparable Atuk, the (1963) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Transplanted to Toronto from his native Baffin Island, Atuk the poet is an unlikely overnight success. Eagerly adapting to a society steeped in pretension, bigotry, and greed, Atuk soon abandons the literary life in favour of more lucrative – and hazardous – schemes.

Richler’s hilarious and devastating satire lampoons the self-deceptions of “the Canadian identity” and derides the hypocrisy of a nation that seeks cultural independence by slavishly pursuing the American dream.

Original title: The Incomparable Atuk
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Incomparable Atuk

The Incomparable Atuk (1963)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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The Incomparable Atuk (October 1, 1989)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Toronto
Publisher: New Canadian Library
ISBN: 9780771099731
Pages: 192
Notes (IBList user synopsis): Afterword by Peter Gzowski

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