Book #14237

City of God

E. L. Doctorow
City of God. E. L. Doctorow.

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: As New
Edition: Signed Edition; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 2000.

A special Limited edition of only 1,100 copies, SIGNED by author E. L. Doctorow. This book has never been read and is in As New condition.

The collage of memories, events, visions, and provocative thoughts by Doctorow, author of "Ragtime" and "Billy Bathgate" in form of the detective story about a cross that vanishes from a Lower-East-Side church. Intrigued by the mystery is a novelist whose brain is a virtual repository for the ideas and disasters of the age.

This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best.

Price: $200.00

Author Bio

E. L. Doctorow

Edgar Lawrence Doctorow was born January 6, 1931 in New York. After serving as a corporal in the Army, Doctorow became a reader for a motion picture company and was inspired to begin his career as a writer. His works include Ragtime (1975), which received the National Book Critics Circle Award and was also adapted into a 1981 film, nominated for eight Academy awards. Another of Doctorow’s works includes Billy Bathgate, which won the PEN/Faulkner Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the William Dean Howells Medal of the Academy of Arts and Letters for “the best novel of the previous five-year period”.

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