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Ragtime

Author: E L Doctorow
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Penguin, 1974.
Series: Penguin modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Welcome to America at the turn of the 20th century, where the rhythms of ragtime set the beat. In this original chronicle of the period, real-life characters such as Harry Houdini and Henry Ford intermingle with three remarkable families, one black, one Jewish and one prosperous WASP. Previous ed.: New York: Random House; London: Macmillan, 1975.
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Genre/Form: Contemporary fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E L Doctorow
ISBN: 0141188170 9780141188171
OCLC Number: 851803873
Language Note: English.
Description: 270 pages ; 197 x 130 mm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics
Responsibility: E.L. Doctorow.

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Welcome to America at the turn of the twentieth century, where the rhythms of ragtime set the beat. Harry Houdini astonishes audiences with magical feats of escape, the mighty J P Morgan dominates  Read more...

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