DOCTOROW, E. L.
Title Billy Bathgate: A Novel.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
Publisher Random House, New York: 1989.
0394525299 / 9780394525297
Seller ID 6713X2
Open this book and enter through his own words the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who has insinuated himself into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang to become good-luck charm, apprentice, and finally protege to one of the great murdering gangsters of his time. Here is Doctorow's masterpiece, combining with stunning force his tremendous powers, illuminating history as myth and transforming the half-understood, hauntingly remembered materials of our culture into brilliant art.
(Key Words: E. L. Doctorow, Gangsters, Crime, Dutch Schultz, Fiction, Bronx, New York City).