We remember Mordecai Richler, Canadian social critic and novelist. He died Tuesday at the age of 70. Hes best known for his work chronicling Jewish life in Montreal in works like the book The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz. He died of complications from cancer.
One of Canada's best-known writers Mordecai Richler. He's a novelist, journalist and screenwriter. His novels include, "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz," and "Solomon Gursky Was Here." His new book about Quebec's language-obsessed separatist movement is "Oh Canada! Oh Quebec! Requiem for a Divided Country," (by Alfred A. Knopf). In October a referendum will be voted on in Quebec which could create a separate, French-speaking nation.