The book of Daniel

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Bantam Books, 1983 - Fiction - 319 pages
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The plot seemed so original and fresh and...tragic. - Goodreads
The writing's great, though, at times, hard to read. - Goodreads
Doctorow brings a lot of research to this novel. - Goodreads
Many layers of plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Brent Robins - Goodreads

This was not my favorite novel by EL Doctorow. The first 75% was very slow moving and boring. I thought numerous times about quitting the book, but I knew from reading many of his other books that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Connie - Goodreads

The Book of Daniel esxlores two interesting times in US history--post World War II Communist witch hunt and 1960's Hippie culture. Doctorow interestingly omits references to the 1960-70's ... Read full review

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E.L. Doctorow is the author of several award-winning novels, including RAGTIME, WORLD'S FAIR, which won the National Book Award; BILLY BATHGATE, and, most recently, CITY OF GOD. In 1998 he was awarded the National Humanities Medal.

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