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Billy Bathgate
Billy Bathgate
Author: E. L. Doctorow
ISBN-13: 9780330316491
ISBN-10: 0330316494
Pages: 336
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Publisher: Pan Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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I couldn't put this book down. I read it the first time when it was originally published and it was just as good, or better the second time. D. L. Doctorow is a marvelous author and actually paints visual images with his long, run-on sentences. A good read about a teenage boy who becomes a part-time operative in Dutch Schultz's gang in the l930's. Loved it!!
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Fascinating portrait of a past era. A great character portrait.
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