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Doctorow, Edgar Lawrence (E. L. Doctorow)

Born: 1931 AD
Currently alive, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Authors, Writers


US novelist


wrote novels "Welcome to Hard Times" 1961, "Big as Life" 1966, "The Book of Daniel" 1971, "Ragtime" 1975, "Loon Lake" 1980, "Billy Bathgate" 1989


Page last updated: 3:12am, 25th Jul '06

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