The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz
About the book:
The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz Book
Author: Mordecai Richler
Publisher: Gallery Books; Reprint edition
Publish date: (March 1, 1999)
Pages: 384 eBook pages can be different
Genres: Novel, Fiction
From Mordecai Richler, one of our greatest satirists, comes one of literature’s most delightful characters, Duddy Kravitz — in a novel that belongs in the pantheon of seminal twentieth century books.
Duddy — the third generation of a Jewish immigrant family in Montreal — is combative, amoral, scheming, a liar, and totally hilarious. From his street days tormenting teachers at the Jewish academy to his time hustling four jobs at once in a grand plan to “be somebody,” Duddy learns about living — and the lesson is an outrageous roller-coaster ride through the human comedy. As Richler turns his blistering commentary on love, money, and politics, The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz becomes a lesson for us all…in laughter and in life.