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Son of a Smaller Hero (Unabridged) (MP3-CD) (Mordecai Richler)

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Young Noah Adler, passionate, ruthlessly idealistic, is the prodigal son of Montreal’s Jewish ghetto. Finding tradition in league with self-delusion, he attempts to shatter the ghetto’s illusory walls by entering the foreign territory of the goyim. But here, freedom and self-determination continue to elude him. Eventually, Noah comes to recognize "justice and safety and a kind of felicity" in a world he cannot—entirely—leave behind. Richler’s superb account of Noah’s struggle to scale the walls of the ghetto overflows with rich comic satire. Son of a Smaller Hero is a compassionate, penetrating account of the nature of belonging, told with the savage realism for which Mordecai Richler’s fiction is celebrated.

Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Author: Mordecai Richler
Language: English
Street Date: April 19, 2016
TCIN: 51133133
UPC: 9781511316613
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-8720

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