World’s Fair—“E.L. Doctorow’s most accomplished work to date” (New York Times) and winner of the National Book Award—one of seven Doctorow masterworks to be published in Random House Trade Paperback in 2007.
Set in Manhattan and the Bronx in 1939, Doctorow’s nostalgic novel is a slice of life seen through the eyes of a young boy who is distracted from the hardships of his own life by the dazzling promise of the World’s Fair.
About the Author
E.L. Doctorow’s work has been published in thirty languages. His novels include The March, City of God, Welcome to Hard Times, The Book of Daniel, Loon Lake, Lives of the Poets, Billy Bathgate, and The Waterworks. Among his honors are the National Book Award, two National Book Critics Circle awards, the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Edith Wharton Citation for Fiction, the William Dean Howells Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal. He lives and works in New York.
Trade Paperback | 304 pages