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E. L. Doctorow

E. L. DoctorowAKA Edgar Lawrence Doctorow

Born: 6-Jan-1931
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 21-Jul-2015
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Book of Daniel

Military service: US Army (1953-55)

Father: David Richard Doctorow
Mother: Rose Levine
Wife: Helen Esther Setzer (m. 1953, one son, two daughters)

    High School: Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, NY (1948)
    University: BA, Kenyon College (1952)
    University: Columbia University
    Professor: University of California at Irvine
    Professor: Sarah Lawrence College
    Professor: Yale University
    Professor: Princeton University
    Professor: New York University

    American Academy of Arts and Letters
    International PEN
    Obama for America
    Pulitzer Prize
    National Book Award for Fiction 1986 for World's Fair
    PEN/Faulkner Award 1990 for Billy Bathgate
    National Book Critics Circle Award 1976
    National Book Critics Circle Award 1990
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1973
    National Humanities Medal 1998
    John P. McGovern Award 2000
    PEN/Faulkner Award 2006 for The March
    Russian Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry

    Salinger (5-Sep-2013) · Himself

Author of books:
Welcome to Hard Times (1960)
Big As Life (1966)
The Book of Daniel (1971, novel)
Ragtime (1975, novel)
Loon Lake (1980, novel)
American Anthem (1982)
Lives of the Poets: Six Stories and a Novella (1984, short stories)
World's Fair (1986, novel)
Billy Bathgate (1989, novel)
Waterworks (1994)
City of God (2000)
Reporting the Universe (2003, nonfiction)
Sweet Land Stories (2004, short stories)
The March (2005, novel)

Wrote plays:
Drinks Before Dinner (1979)

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