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St Urbain's Horseman

(1971)
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Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
St. Urbain’s Horseman is a complex, moving, and wonderfully comic evocation of a generation consumed with guilt – guilt at not joining every battle, at not healing every wound. Thirty-seven-year-old Jake Hersh is a film director of modest success, a faithful husband, and a man in disgrace. His alter ego is his cousin Joey, a legend in their childhood neighbourhood in Montreal. Nazi-hunter, adventurer, and hero of the Spanish Civil War, Joey is the avenging horseman of Jake’s impotent dreams. When Jake becomes embroiled in a scandalous trial in London, England, he puts his own unadventurous life on trial as well, finding it desperately wanting as he steadfastly longs for the Horseman’s glorious return. Irreverent, deeply felt, as scathing in its critique of social mores as it is uproariously funny, St. Urbain’s Horseman confirms Mordecai Richler’s reputation as a pre-eminent observer of the hypocrisies and absurdities of modern life.


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June 1971 : USA Hardback
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Title: St. Urbain's horseman;: A novel
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-394-44473-6 / 978-0-394-44473-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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January 1971 : Canada Hardback
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-7710-7486-7 / 978-0-7710-7486-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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January 1971 : UK Hardback
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-297-00363-1 / 978-0-297-00363-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : Canada Paperback
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman: Penguin Modern Classics Edition
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-7710-7338-0 / 978-0-7710-7338-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Emblem Editions
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April 2001 : Canada Paperback
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-7710-7519-7 / 978-0-7710-7519-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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October 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: St Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-09-985850-9 / 978-0-09-985850-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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February 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-14-016769-2 / 978-0-14-016769-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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November 1989 : Canada Paperback
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-7710-9974-6 / 978-0-7710-9974-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: New Canadian Library
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August 1973 : UK Paperback
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-586-03721-7 / 978-0-586-03721-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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June 1972 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Saint Urbains Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-553-11078-0 / 978-0-553-11078-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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January 1971 : Canada Mass Market Paperback
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 0-7710-9340-3 / 978-0-7710-9340-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: New Canadian Library
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Audio Editions

April 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
ISBN: 1-5113-1664-0 / 978-1-5113-1664-4
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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June 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: St Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
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June 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: St Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
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June 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: St Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
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Kindle Editions

December 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: St. Urbain's Horseman
Author(s): Mordecai Richler
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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