The Street (story collection)

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The Street is a collection of short stories by Mordecai Richler. It was originally published by McClelland and Stewart in 1969. The stories take place on Saint Urbain Street in Montreal.


  • Introduction by Mordecai Richler
  • Going Home Again
  • The Street
  • The Summer My Grandmother Was Supposed to Die
  • The Red Menace
  • The Main
  • Pinky's Squealer
  • Bambinger
  • Benny, the War in Europe, and Myerson's Daughter Bella
  • Making It with the Chicks
  • Some Grist for Mervyn's Mill
  • The War, Chaverim, and After

Film adaptation[edit]

In 1976, the title story The Street was adapted as an animated short by the National Film Board of Canada. Directed by Caroline Leaf, the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Animated Short Film.[1]


  1. ^ Wyndham Wise, ed. (2001-09-08). "The Street". Take One's Essential Guide to Canadian Film. University of Toronto Press. pp. 201–202. ISBN 978-0802083982. 

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