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Loon Lake

Doctorow, E. L.

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ISBN 10: 039450691X / ISBN 13: 9780394506913
Published by Random House, 1980
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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039450691X Dust jacket condition: Near Fine. SIGNED by author on label affixed to front free endpaper. First trade ed, Very nice clean copy. Text free of highlighting and writing. Tightly bound. Jacket protected in Brodart. A magical view of American life and passions between the wars, as a man living through the Great Depression discovers a haunt of the country's rich. The author has written 10 other novels including "Billy Bathgate", and has received numerous literary awards and honours. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition. Editorial Reviews From the Inside Flap It is the Great Depression of the 1930s, and a passionate young man from Paterson, New Jersey, leaves home to find his fortune. What he finds, on a cold and lonely night in the Adirondack Mountains, is a vision of life so different from his own that it changes his destiny, leading him from the side of a railroad track to a magical place called Loon Lake. About the Author: E. L. Doctorow's works of fiction include Welcome to Hard Times, The Book of Daniel, Ragtime, Loon Lake, World's Fair, Billy Bathgate, The Waterworks, City of God, The March, Homer & Langley, and Andrew's Brain. Among his honors are the National Book Award, three National Book Critics Circle awards, two PEN/Faulkner awards, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal. In 2009 he was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize, honoring a writer's lifetime achievement in fiction, and in 2012 he won the PEN/ Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, 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. In 2014 he was honored with the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. 258 pages. Depressions--Fiction, Young men--Fiction, Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)--Fiction. Bookseller Inventory # 059056

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Title: Loon Lake

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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In the late 1930s, a young man--turned out of his home--finds his fate on the vast Adirondack estate of one of the nation's wealthiest men, where several extraordinary men and women contribute to his education

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eat Depression of the 1930s, and a passionate young man from Paterson, New Jersey, leaves home to find his fortune. What he finds, on a cold and lonely night in the Adirondack Mountains, is a vision of life so different from his own that it changes his destiny, leading him from the side of a railroad track to a magical place called Loon Lake.
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