Book #18651

Homer & Langley - 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, 2009.
ISBN: 1400064945

Price: $59.00

An attractive first Trade edition/first printing, preceded only by a private publication by Easton Press in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author E. L. Doctorow on the title page.

The tale of the Collyer brothers and New York hermits Homer and Langley Collyer, Great War veteran who live on Fifth Avenue and scavenge the streets, hoarding the daily newspapers as research for Langley’s proposed dateless newspaper in the living museum of artifacts.

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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