Something close to magic. The Los Angeles Times
The astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas and emotions of a time when the streets were safe, families stuck together through thick and thin, and all the promises of a generation culminate in a single great World's Fair . . . From the Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - EvelynBernard - LibraryThing
I am always delighted to pick up and re-read a book by E.L.Doctorow - easily one of my favourite authors. Once again, this book did not disappoint. Doctorow is a literary time traveller who takes us ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - deldevries - LibraryThing
My first read of Doctorow ... and I'll be reading more. Although I thought I might be learning about the World's Fair, that event represents the ending event (in the book) of a Jewish boy growing up ... Read full review