Book #33191

Billy Bathgate: A Novel

E. L. Doctorow

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1989.
ISBN: 0394525299

Price: $29.00

First Trade edition/first printing in Very Good condition with one white spot on front cover. In Very Good+ dust-jacket. Spine slightly cocked. Despite minor chipping to top and bottom, dust-jacket is still clean and bright. This edition was preceded only by the privately published Franklin Library edition.


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”.