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Summary: A successful suburbanite commuter Howard Wakefield takes a perverse detour from family life: He vanishes without a trace. Hidden in the attic of his carriage house garage, surviving by scavenging at night, Howard secretly observes the lives of his wife and children and neighbors. Wakefield becomes a fraught meditation on marriage and identity, as Howard slowly realizes that he has not in fact...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WAK

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WAK NOT RATED

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC Docto

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: Speaking from an unknown place and to an unknown interlocutor, Andrew is thinking, Andrew is talking, Andrew is telling the story of his life, his loves, and the tragedies that have led him to this place and point in time. And as he confesses, peeling back the layers of his strange story, we are led to question what we know about truth and memory, brain and mind, personality and fate, about one...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then to the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities and accumulating a borne-along population of freed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: One rainy morning in 1871 young Martin Pemberton, walking down Broadway in lower Manhattan, sees in a passing horse-drawn omnibus several old men in black, one of whom he recognizes as his supposedly dead and buried father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: Speaking from an unknown place and to an unknown interlocutor, Andrew is thinking, Andrew is talking, Andrew is telling the story of his life, his loves, and the tragedies that have led him to this place and point in time. And as he confesses, peeling back the layers of his strange story, we are led to question what we know about truth and memory, brain and mind, personality and fate, about one...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House, Inc. 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC Docto

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: "E. L. Doctorow selected some of his finest stories to create this pinnacle collection, his final project before his death. There are 15 stories total, including "The Water Works," "Jolene," "All the Time in the World," and Doctorow's own revision of "Liner Notes: The Songs of Billy Bathgate.""--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: A tale inspired by a true story finds the blind Homer Collyer closeted within a once-grand Fifth Avenue mansion with his damaged brother and remembering a life marked by colorful characters, political events, and technological achievements.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Contents: Jack London and his Call of the wild -- Theodore Dreiser : Book one and Book two -- Ernest Hemingway, R.I.P. -- Orwell's 1984 -- Ronald Reagan -- Commencement -- The character of presidents -- The beliefs of writers -- A citizen reads the Constitution -- The nineteenth New York -- False documents -- Standards -- James Wright at Kenyon -- Two Waldens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1993

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: An assortment of short fiction ranges across America, from Alaska to the District of Columbia, as it explores the complexities of modern life in such stories as "Jolene: a Life," "A House on the Plains," "Baby Wilson," and "Walter John Harmon."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Contents: Genesis -- E.A. Poe -- Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom -- Composing Moby-Dick: what might have happened -- Sam Clemens's two boys -- Sinclair Lewis's Arrowsmith -- Fitzgerald's Crack-Up -- Malraux, Hemingway, and the Spanish Civil War -- Dos Passos: U.S.A -- Harpo -- Heinrich von Kleist -- Arthur Miller -- Franz Kafka's Amerika -- W.G. Sebald -- Einstein: seeing the unseen -- ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 808.4 DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: It is the Great Depression of the 1930s, and a passionate young man from Paterson, New Jersey, leaves home to find his fortune. What he finds, on a cold and lonely night in the Adirondack Mountains, is a vision of life so different from his own that it changes his destiny, leading him from the side of a railroad track to a magical place called Loon Lake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1980

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off Confederate forces and lived off the land, pillaging the Southern plantations, taking cattle and crops for their own, demolishing cities, and accumulating a borne-along population of freed blacks and white...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2005

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Doctorow, E. L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOC

Doctorow, E. L.

Summary: Recalls a certain New York City boyhood in the 1930s, through the eyes of the child himself and then him as an adult trying to reconstruct the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOC

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Summary: From the E.L. Doctorow novel of 1906 America, a compelling story of human emotions and a reflection of the innocence, excitement and drama of an important time in America's history. It is now an award winning Broadway musical.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE RAG