William Weintraub

Biography

William Weintraub is a celebrated author of three novels and two works of non-fiction. They include the classic Why Rock the Boat which was made into a feature film (NFB), City Unique: The Rise and Fall of English Montreal, and Getting Started his memoir of literary life and friendship with Mavis Gallant, Brian Moore and Mordecai Richler. He was honored with the Order of Canada for his major contributions to literature and film.

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Books

Why Rock the Boat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In a tale reminiscent of The Front Page, Harry Barnes, a young reporter joins the Daily Witness where the managing editor, Philip Butcher fires journalists while clamping down on real news. To amuse himself Harry writes hilarious Butcher stories, which inexplicably appear in the Witness. When he falls for Julia, a reporter who is hot for rebellion, Harry is tempted to rock the boat all the way.