Book #16573

Loon Lake - 1st Edition/1st Printing

E. L. Doctorow
Loon Lake - 1st Edition/1st Printing. E. L. Doctorow.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [x], 258, [4] pages
Publisher: New York: Random House, c1980.
ISBN: 039450691X

A handsome first Trade edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with only limited edgewear.

Doctorow's account of a young hobo and roustabout in the Great Depression of 1930.

Price: $29.00

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”.