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
But I finally got used to the writing and was - Goodreads
Doctorow brings a lot of research to this novel. - Goodreads
The writing's great, though, at times, hard to read. - Goodreads
Many layers of plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jeff Jackson - Goodreads

One of the great political novels. An emotional jeremiad about the fallout from the Rosenberg spy case and Communist witch hunts, viewed from turbulent perspective of the late 1960s. Much more radical ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

What the hell did I just read. This was bewildering and bounced through so many narrative styles that sometimes I didn't know where I was at all. Which, you know, usually I don't like in books ... 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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