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E.L. Doctorow Biography:

Edgar Lawrence Doctorow was born and raised in New York, attended the Bronx High School of Science, received a B.A. with honors from Kenyon College in 1952 and did graduate work at Columbia University.
E.L. Doctorow's novels are frequently social criticisms that are historical in nature.
He was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for Ragtime (1975), the National Book Award for World's Fair (1985), and the PEN/Faulkner award for Billy Bathgate (1989). The March (2005) is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award.

Dates:


(1931-)

Nationality:


American

Genre(s):


Novels; Stories; Essays

Notable Work:


The March (2005)

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