The Book of Daniel

E. L. Doctorow (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Random House Trade
Publish Date
July 10, 2007
Pages
303
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.7 X 7.9 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812978179
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About the Author

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.

Reviews

"A ferocious feat of the imagination . . . Every scene is perfectly realized and feeds into the whole-the themes and symbols echoing and reverberating."
-Newsweek

"A nearly perfect work of art, and art on this level can only be a cause for rejoicing."
-Joyce Carol Oates

"This is an extraordinary contemporary novel, a stunning work."
-San Francisco Chronicle

"The political novel of our age . . . the best work of its kind."
-New Republic

"Remarkable . . . One of the finest works of fiction."
-Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Stirring, brilliant, very moving."
-Houston Post