Overview

"La obra más prodigiosa de Doctorow: maravillosamente valiente, cautivadora, la mejor novela americana que he leído en bastantes años."Susan SontagE.L. Doctorow ha escrito una novela que brilla con pasión y poesía, iluminada por la antorcha de la humanida
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Overview

"La obra más prodigiosa de Doctorow: maravillosamente valiente, cautivadora, la mejor novela americana que he leído en bastantes años."Susan SontagE.L. Doctorow ha escrito una novela que brilla con pasión y poesía, iluminada por la antorcha de la humanida
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788499185590
  • Publisher: Roca Editorial de Libros
  • Publication date: 9/30/2012
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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.

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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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