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Doctorow, E. L. 1931-

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Ragtime by E. L Doctorow( Book )

284 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 6,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three remarkable families lives' become entwined with Henry Ford, Harry Houdini, J.P. Morgan, Theodore Dreiser, Sigmund Freud, and Emiliano Zapata at the turn of the century
The march : a novel by E. L Doctorow( Book )

69 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 4,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white refugees until all that remained was the dangerous transient life of the uprooted, the dispossessed, and the triumphant
Billy Bathgate : a novel by E. L Doctorow( Book )

144 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 4,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Billy Bathgate, a boy who has insinuated himself into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang to become apprentice and protege to one of the great murdering gangsters
World's fair by E. L Doctorow( Book )

102 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 3,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recalls a certain New York City boyhood in the 1930s, through the eyes of the child himself and then him as an adult trying to reconstruct the past
Loon lake by E. L Doctorow( Book )

109 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 3,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the Great Depression of the 1930s, and a passionate young man from Paterson, New Jersey, leaves home to find his fortune. What he finds, on a cold and lonely night in the Adirondack Mountains, is a vision of life so different from his own that it changes his destiny, leading him from the side of a railroad track to a magical place called Loon Lake
City of God : a novel by E. L Doctorow( Book )

71 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his workbook, a New York City novelist records the contents of his teeming brain - sketches for stories, accounts of his love affairs, riffs on the meanings of popular songs, ideas for movies, obsessions with cosmic processes. He is a virtual repository of the predominant ideas and historical disasters of the age. But now he has found a story he thinks may become his next novel. The large brass cross that hung behind the alter of St. Timothy's, a run-down Episcopal church in lower Manhattan, has disappeared ... and even more mysteriously reappeared on the roof of the Synagogue for Evolutionary Judaism, on the Upper West Side. The church's maverick rector and the young woman rabbi who leads the synagogue are trying to learn who committed this strange double act of desecration and why. Befriending them, the novelist finds that their struggles with their respective traditions are relevant to the cast. Into his workbook go his taped interviews, insights, preliminary drafts ... and as he joins the clerics in pursuit of the mystery, it broadens to implicate a large cast of vividly drawn characters - including scientists, war veterans, prelates, Holocaust survivors, cabinet members, theologians, New York Times reporters, filmmakers, and crooners - in what proves to be a quest for an authentic spirituality at the end of this tortured century."--Jacket
Homer & Langley : a novel by E. L Doctorow( Book )

63 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homer and Langley Collyer are brothers, the one blind and deeply intuitive, the other damaged into madness, or perhaps greatness, by mustard gas in the Great War. They live as recluses in their once grand Fifth Avenue mansion, scavenging the city streets for things they think they can use, hoarding the daily newspapers as research for Langley's proposed dateless newspaper whose reportage will be as prophecy. Yet the epic events of the century play out in the lives of the two brothers, wars, political movements, technological advances and even though they want nothing more than to shut out the world, history seems to pass through their cluttered house in the persons of immigrants, prostitutes, society women, government agents, gangsters, jazz musicians ... and their housebound lives are fraught with odyssean peril as they struggle to survive and create meaning for themselves
The waterworks by E. L Doctorow( Book )

87 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 3,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One rainy morning in 1871 young Martin Pemberton, walking down Broadway in lower Manhattan, sees in a passing horse-drawn omnibus several old men in black, one of whom he recognizes as his supposedly dead and buried father. So begins E.L. Doctorow's astounding new novel of post-Civil War New York, where maimed veterans beg in the streets, newsboys fight for their corners, the Tweed Ring operates the city for its own profit, and a conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect is all a glitter in a setting of mass misery. As Pemberton tries in vain to track the strange omnibus of old men, he leads us into a city we know and recognize and yet don't know, a ghost city that stands to contemporary New York like a panoramic negative print, reversed in its lights and shadows, its seasons turned round. The increasingly ominous tale is narrated by Pemberton's sometime employer, McIlvaine, the editor of the newspaper for which the young man writes occasional reviews. When Pemberton himself disappears, McIlvaine goes in pursuit of the truth of his freelance's bizarre fate. Layer by layer, he reveals to us a New York more deadly, more creative, more of a genius society than it is now. New technologies transport water to its reservoirs and gaslight to its streetlamps. Locomotives thunder down its streets. Telegraphy sings in its overhead wires, and its high-speed printing presses turn out tens of thousands of newspapers for a penny or two. It is a proudly, heedlessly modern city, and yet ... the scene of ancient, primordial urges and transgressions, a companion city of our dreams ... a moral hologram generated from this celebrated author's electrifying historical imagination. The Waterworks is a haunting tale of genius and madness in a metropolis that is itself a product of these qualities. Masterfully written and promising to be unforgettable, it is a triumphant addition to E.L. Doctorow's remarkable body of work
The book of Daniel : a novel by E. L Doctorow( Book )

144 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy of the lives of a brother and sister whose parents were executed as spies
Andrew's Brain : A Novel by E. L Doctorow( Book )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological tale recounts the experiences of Andrew, who confesses to an unknown recipient the memory- and truth-challenging events, loves, and tragedies that have led him to a mysterious act.; Speaking from an unknown place and to an unknown interlocutor, Andrew is thinking, Andrew is talking, Andrew is telling the story of his life, his loves, and the tragedies that have led him to this place and point in time. And as he confesses, peeling back the layers of his strange story, we are led to question what we know about truth and memory, brain and mind, personality and fate, about one another and ourselves. Written with psychological depth and great lyrical precision, this suspenseful and groundbreaking novel delivers a voice for our times ... funny, probing, skeptical, mischievous, profound
Lives of the poets : six stories and a novella by E. L Doctorow( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introspective narrative of the activities, attitudes, and concerns of a writer in his fiftieth year is accompanied by stories that address the same artistic and personal preoccupations
Sweet land stories by E. L Doctorow( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assortment of short fiction ranges across America, from Alaska to the District of Columbia, as it explores the complexities of modern life in such stories as "Jolene: a life," "A House on the Plains," "Baby Wilson," and "Walter John Harmon."
All the time in the world : new and selected stories by E. L Doctorow( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short works includes the stories of a couple who become estranged after a mysterious man claims he grew up in their house, and a Russian bus boy who is entangled with an organized crime ring
Welcome to Hard Times by E. L Doctorow( Book )

75 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town in Dakota Territory called "Hard Times" is the scene of a moral struggle between the mayor, a prostitute, and a deadly outlaw
The march [a novel] by E. L Doctorow( Recording )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white refugees until all that remained was the dangerous transient life of the uprooted, the dispossessed, and the triumphant
Drinks before dinner : a play by E. L Doctorow( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar dreads what might occur at a dinner party of old friends, but the evening turns out to be much different from what he expected
Creationists : selected essays, 1993-2006 by E. L Doctorow( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a new collection of essays, the author offers a series of reflections on the nature of imagination and creativity, looking at diverse forms of creative endeavor--from the literary and scientific to the comic and cosmic--as well as on his own creative process in his writings
Jack London, Hemingway, and the Constitution : selected essays, 1977-1992 by E. L Doctorow( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a collection of reflective essays, the author of Ragtime covers a wide variety of topics, from such writers as Dreiser and Hemingway, to nineteenth-century New York, to contemporary cultural ailments
Homer & Langley a novel by E. L Doctorow( Recording )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bronx-born E.L. Doctorow - who attended Kenyon College, served with the Army of Occupation in Germany, and penned his first novel after perusing a plethora of Western genre scripts as a reader in Hollywood - presents his thirteenth full-length novel, Homer and Langley. Other critically acclaimed works by Doctorow include Ragtime; City of God; and The March
Andrew's brain a novel by E. L Doctorow( Recording )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaking from an unknown place and to an unknown interlocutor, Andrew is thinking, Andrew is talking, Andrew is telling the story of his life, his loves, and the tragedies that have led him to this place and point in time. And as he confesses, peeling back the layers of his strange story, we are led to question what we know about truth and memory, brain and mind, personality and fate, about one another and ourselves. Written with psychological depth and great lyrical precision, this suspenseful and groundbreaking novel delivers a voice for our times ... funny, probing, skeptical, mischievous, profound
 
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The march : a novel
Alternative Names
Doctorou, Ėdgar L. 1931-

Doctorow, E. L.

Doctorow, E.L. 1931-

Doctorow, E. L. (Edgar L.), 1931-

Doctorow, E.L. (Edgar Lawrence), 1931-

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Doctorow, Edgar Laurence.

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Doktorou, E. L.

Doktorou, Ėdgar L. 1931-

Doktorov, Edgar Lorens

E. L. Doctorow Amerikaans auteur

E. L. Doctorow crivain amricain

E.L. Doctorow pisarz amerykański

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E. L. Doctorow US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Publizist

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Edgar Lawrence Doctorow

Доктороу, Э. Л 1931-

Доктороу, Эдгар Лоуренс

Едгар Лорънс Доктороу

דוקטורוב, א. ל.

דוקטורוב, א. ל 1931־

דוקטורוב, אדגר לורנס 1931-

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ドクトロウ, E. L

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The march : a novelBilly Bathgate : a novelWorld's fairLoon lakeCity of God : a novelHomer & Langley : a novelThe waterworksThe book of Daniel : a novel