Book #15862

Lives Of The Poets - 1st Edition/1st Printing

E. L. Doctorow
Lives Of The Poets - 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, 1984.
ISBN: 0394525302

A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author E. L. Doctorow on the title page.

A novella and six stories, about a young boy writing letters and signing them with the name of his dead father, a young woman being shot at by a hunter in the field, a suburban schoolgirl dying in an exploding car.

Price: $100.00

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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