(Fiction, 377 pp. 1959)
A man must pursue his dreams, and Duddy has big dreams. You will be charmed by him, you will hate him, and you will most certainly keep reading as his scheme to get out of Montreal’s Jewish ghetto and buy a piece of land does battle with his moral principals.
- Discussion questions
- Review by Florence Crowther, New York Times, June 1, 1997
- Essay by Meredith Snyder, July 2003
- Obituary by Robert Fulford, The National Post, July 4, 2001
- Essay by J. A. Wainwright, “Neither Jekyll Nor Hyde: In Defence of Duddy Kravitz”
- Plot synopsis and characters from Wikipedia
- “History of the Jews in Canada” fromWikipedia
- Article by Matt Corks, “Every Goy’s Guide to Richler: Yiddish phrases and Jewish cultural references in The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz"
- Video interview (13 min.)