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Ciudad de Dios (City of God)

Overview

En La ciudad de Dios, E.L. Doctorow entrelaza recuerdos, acontecimientos históricos y reflexiones, todo ello proyectado sobre una idea central: la realidad contemporánea de Dios. El eje del relato es la desaparición de la gigantesca cruz de latón que pendía sobre el altar de St. Timothy's, una iglesia episcopal de Manhattan, que reaparece a los pocos días en el tejado de una sinagoga en el otro extremo de la isla.
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Overview

En La ciudad de Dios, E.L. Doctorow entrelaza recuerdos, acontecimientos históricos y reflexiones, todo ello proyectado sobre una idea central: la realidad contemporánea de Dios. El eje del relato es la desaparición de la gigantesca cruz de latón que pendía sobre el altar de St. Timothy's, una iglesia episcopal de Manhattan, que reaparece a los pocos días en el tejado de una sinagoga en el otro extremo de la isla.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788493722814
  • Publisher: Roca Ediciones S.A.
  • Publication date: 11/1/2009
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Spanish Language Edition
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

E. L. Doctorow
E. L. Doctorow
Few writers have succeeded as E. L. Doctorow has at creating stories (largely based in 1930s New York) that evoke both warm, personal memory and a grander national portrait. Doctorow doesn't always promise historical veracity, but he captures our imagination of the past flawlessly.

Biography

E. L. Doctorow, one of America's preeminent authors, has received the National Book Critics Circle Award (twice), the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Edith Wharton Citation For Fiction, and the William Dean Howells medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has also published a volume of selected essays Jack London, Hemingway, and the Constitution, and a play, Drinks Before Dinner, which was produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival. He resides in New Rochelle, New York.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

Good To Know

Doctorow began his career as a reader for Columbia Pictures. He went on to work as an editor for New American Library in the early 1960s, and then served as chief editor at Dial Press from 1964 to 1969.

Critics assailed Doctorow for delivering a commencement address critical of President George W. Bush at Hofstra University in May 2004.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Edgar Lawrence Doctorow (full name; named for Edgar Allan Poe)
      Edgar Laurence Doctorow
    2. Hometown:
      Sag Harbor, New York, and New York, New York
    1. Date of Birth:
      January 6, 1931
    2. Place of Birth:
      New York, New York
    1. Education:
      A.B., Kenyon College, 1952; postgraduate study, Columbia University, 1952-53
    2. Website:

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