Barney's VersionUnknown - 1997
Ebullient and perverse, thrice married, Barney Panofsky has always clung to two cherished beliefs: life is absurd and nobody truly ever understands anybody else. But when his sworn enemy publicly states that Barney is a wife abuser, an intellectual fraud and probably a murderer, he is driven to write his own memoirs. Charged with comic energy and a wicked disregard for any pieties whatsoever, Barney's Version is a brilliant portrait of a man whom Mordecai Richler has made uniquely memorable for all time. It is also an unforgettable love story, a story about family and the riches of friendship. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 1997.
Edition: 1st Canadian ed. --
Branch Call Number: FIC Richl 3578au 1
Characteristics: 417 p.