Book #15859

City of God - 1st Edition/1st Printing

E. L. Doctorow

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Random House, 2000.
ISBN: 0679447830

Price: $120.00

A most attractive first edition/FIrst printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket, signed by author E. L. Doctorow directly on the half-title page.

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.

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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