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The Waterworks

Doctorow, E. L.

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ISBN 10: 0394587545 / ISBN 13: 9780394587547
Published by Random House, New York, 1994
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Title: The Waterworks

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Trade

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In post-Civil War New York City, a young pedestrian recognizes his supposedly dead father riding in a passing horse-drawn omnibus. By the author of Ragtime. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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E. L. Doctorow's works of fiction include Welcome to Hard Times, The Book of Daniel, Ragtime, Loon Lake, World's Fair, Billy Bathgate, The Waterworks, City of God, The March, Homer & Langley, and Andrew's Brain. Among his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle awards, two PEN/Faulkner awards, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal. In 2009 he was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize, honoring a writer's lifetime achievement in fiction, and in 2012 he won the PEN/ Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, given to an author whose "scale of achievement over a sustained career places him in the highest rank of American literature." In 2013 the American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded him the Gold Medal for Fiction. In 2014 he was honored with the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

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