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The Resource The book of Daniel : a novel, by E.L. Doctorow

The book of Daniel : a novel, by E.L. Doctorow

Label
The book of Daniel : a novel
Title
The book of Daniel
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by E.L. Doctorow
Title variation
Daniel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 constructed a new life--marriage to an adoring girl who gives him a son of his own, and a career in scholarship. It is a life that enrages him. In the silence of the library at Columbia University, where he is supposedly writing a Ph.D. dissertation, Daniel composes something quite different"--B.I.P
Summary
In 1967, Daniel, the son of two convicted spies executed by their own country, ponders his life, his sister's radicalism, his appreciation for his wife and son, and the hypocrisy of the moralistic ideals upon which this country was based
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
024439
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doctorow, E. L.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.O3
LC item number
B6 2005
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Executions and executioners
  • Trials (Espionage)
  • Jewish families
  • Political fiction
  • Legal stories
Target audience
adult
Label
The book of Daniel : a novel, by E.L. Doctorow
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm61499766
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2005 Modern Library ed.
Extent
xiii, 303 p.
Isbn
9780679643371
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005282312
System control number
(OCoLC)61499766
Label
The book of Daniel : a novel, by E.L. Doctorow
Publication
Control code
ocm61499766
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2005 Modern Library ed.
Extent
xiii, 303 p.
Isbn
9780679643371
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005282312
System control number
(OCoLC)61499766

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