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Award Winning Books by
E. L. DOCTOROW

The March by E. L. Doctorow
287 reviews (2005) (384p) (PP) (NBCCA) (NBA) (PF) (LATimes) (TIME) (Amazon)
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 In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white re...
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Billy Bathgate by E. L. Doctorow
39 reviews (1989) (323p) (PP) (NBCCA) (NBA) (PF) (NYTimes)
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 In 1930's New York, Billy Bathgate, a fifteen-year-old high-school dropout, has captured the attention of infamous gangster Dutch Schultz, who lures the boy into his world of racketeering. The product of an East Bronx upbringing by his half-crazy Irish Catholic mother, after his Jewish father left them long ago, Billy is captivated by the world of money, sex, and high society the charismatic Schul...
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World's Fair by E. L. Doctorow
26 reviews (1986) (288p) (NBA)
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 "Something close to magic." The Los Angeles Times

The astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas and emotions of a time when the streets were safe, families stuck together through thick and thin, and all the promises of a generation culminate in a single great World's Fair . . .


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LIVES OF THE POETS: Six Stories and a Novella by E. L. Doctorow
1 reviews (1984) (160p) (NYTimes)
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 A son is set the task of concealing his father's death; a drowned child is callously handled by rescuers; a lonely schoolteacher is shot by a hunter; a boy witnesses his mother's act of infidelity; a car explosion kills a foreign schoolgirl; and the middle-aged author of these tales depicts his own consciousness. In a perceptive work about a writer of stories, acclaimed author E.L. Doctorow opens ...
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Loon Lake by E. L. Doctorow
9 reviews (1980) (258p) (NBCCA)
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 During the Great Depression of the '30s, a passionate, young New Jersey man leaves home to find his fortune. What he finds is a life so different from his own that it changes his destiny. A haunting story of dreams and desires, repackaged to match Doctorow's other bestsellers. Reprint from Bantam....
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Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow
135 reviews (1975) (270p) (NBCCA) (Modern100)
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E. L. Doctorow Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 11  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 5  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 2 Billy Bathgate · The March ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 3 Billy Bathgate · Ragtime · The March ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 4 Billy Bathgate · Loon Lake · Ragtime · The March ·  
National Book Award Wins 1 World's Fair ·  
National Book Award Nominations 3 Billy Bathgate · World's Fair · The March ·  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 2 Billy Bathgate · The March ·  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 2 Billy Bathgate · The March ·  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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