Welcome to Hard Times

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Random House, 1975 - Fiction - 212 pages
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User Review  - Jean Poulos - Goodreads

This is Doctorow's first book written in 1960. I understand a movie was made from the book staring Henry Fonda. The book's genre is classified as a serious western. “Welcome to Hard Times” is about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

Not a bad story, especially the first half, though not as engaging as westerns delivered by McMurtry and McCarthy, but a damn impressive one considering it is his first. Part of my discomfort may be ... 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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