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The Book of Daniel
The Book of Daniel
Author: E.L. Doctorow
The central figure of this novel is a young man whose parents were executed for conspiring to steal atomic secrets for Russia. — His name is Daniel Isaacson, and as the story opens, his parents have been dead for many years. He has had a long time to adjust to their deaths. He has not adjusted. — Out of the shambles of his childhood, he has constr...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780449214305
ISBN-10: 0449214303
Publication Date: 7/12/1987
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Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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The astonishing novel about a young man whose parents were executed for espionage by the US government - and about the America he struggles to understand.. "Every scene is perfectly realized and every part feeds into the whole - the themes and symbols echoing and reverberating." (Newsweek)
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