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Book Information: Book of Daniel

Book of Daniel (1971) [Novel]
by E.L. Doctorow Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

As Cold War hysteria inflames America, FBI agents knock on the Bronx apartment door of a Communist man and his wife. After a highly controversial trial, the couple go to the electric chair for treason despite worldwide protests. Decades later their son, Daniel, grown to young manhood, tries to make sense of their lives and deaths and their legacy to him. Like millions of other Americans, he is attempting to reconcile an America based on the highest human ideals with the tragedy of his parents. This is the framework for E.L. Doctorow's dazzling masterpiece, as he fictionalizes an actual social and political drama to create an intensely moving, searching and illuminating tale of two decades, two generations, and a troubled legacy of passion and purpose, martyrdom and meaning.

Original title: Book of Daniel
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionGeneral FictionMidlife Crises, Journeys Of Discovery
FictionGeneral FictionTroubled Lives

Edition #1: Book of Daniel

Book of Daniel (1971)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "A nearly perfect work of art, a cause for rejoicing." Joyce Carol Oates
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Manifested in:

Book of Daniel (April 1, 1996)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Plume (Penguin)
ISBN: 9780452275669
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8.0 x 0.9
Pages: 320

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