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The author of the book: E.L. Doctorow
ISBN: 1299030068
ISBN 13: 9781299030060
Language: English
Edition: Random House
Date of issue: May 10th 2014
Format files: PDF
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An elegant page-turner of nineteenth-century detective fiction."
-The Washington Post Book World
One rainy morning in 1871 in lower Manhattan, Martin Pemberton a freelance writer, sees in a passing stagecoach several elderly men, one of whom he recognizes as his supposedly dead and buried father. While trying to unravel the mystery, Pemberton disappears, sending McIlvaine, his employer, the editor of an evening paper, in pursuit of the truth behind his freelancer's fate. Layer by layer, McIlvaine reveals a modern metropolis surging with primordial urges and sins, where the Tweed Ring operates the city for its own profit and a conspicuously self-satisfied nouveau-riche ignores the poverty and squalor that surrounds them. In E. L. Doctorow's skilled hands, The Waterworks becomes, in the words of "The New York Times," "a dark moral tale . . . an eloquently troubling evocation of our past."
"Startling and spellbinding . . . The waters that lave the narrative all run to the great confluence, where the deepest issues of life and death are borne along on the swift, sure vessel of [Doctorow's] poetic imagination."
-"The New York Times Book Review"
"Hypnotic . . . a dazzling romp, an extraordinary read, given strength and grace by the telling, by the poetic voice and controlled cynical lyricism of its streetwise and world-weary narrator."
-"The Philadelphia Inquirer"
"A gem of a novel, intimate as chamber music . . . a thriller guaranteed to leave readers with residual chills and shudders."
-"Boston Sunday Herald"
"Enthralling . . . a story of debauchery and redemption that is spellbinding from first page to last."
-"Chicago Sun-Times"
"An immense, extraordinary achievement."
"-San Francisco Chronicle

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Ebook Waterworks, The: A Novel read Online! E. L. DOCTOROW’S works of fiction include Homer & Langley,The March, Billy Bathgate, Ragtime, the Book of Daniel, City of God, Welcome to Hard Times, Loon Lake, World’s Fair, The Waterworks, and All the Time in the World. Among his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle Awards, two PEN Faulkner Awards, The Edith Wharton Citation for Fiction, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal. In 2009 he was short listed for the Man Booker International Prize honoring a writer’s lifetime achievement in fiction, and in 2012 he won the PEN Saul Bellow Award given to an author whose “scale of achievement over a sustained career places him in the highest rank of American Literature.” In 2013 the American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded him the Gold Medal for Fiction.

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A book that completely overturned consciousness

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