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    • Ragtime

    • By: E. L. Doctorow
    • Narrated by: E. L. Doctorow
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 837
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 663
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      4 out of 5 stars 661

    The story opens in 1906 in New Rochelle, New York, at the home of an affluent American family. One lazy Sunday afternoon, the famous escape artist Harry Houdini swerves his car into a telephone pole outside their house. And almost magically, the line between fantasy and historical fact, between real and imaginary characters, disappears.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • too good for words

    • By connie on 10-05-08

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Creationists

    • Selected Essays 1993-2006
    • By: E.L. Doctorow
    • Narrated by: E.L. Doctorow
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    E. L. Doctorow is acclaimed internationally for such novels as Ragtime, Billy Bathgate, and The March. Now here are Doctorow's rich, revelatory essays on the nature of imaginative thought. In Creationists, Doctorow considers creativity in its many forms: from the literary to the comic to the cosmic. As he wrestles with the subjects that have teased and fired his own imagination, Doctorow affirms the idea that "we know by what we create".

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Andrew's Brain

    • A Novel
    • By: E. L. Doctorow
    • Narrated by: E. L. Doctorow
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 87

    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 another and ourselves. Written with psychological depth and great lyrical precision, this suspenseful and groundbreaking novel delivers a voice for our times - funny, probing, skeptical, mischievous, profound.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An utterly satifying novel

    • By Barbara on 01-18-14

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Andrew's Brain

    • By: E. L. Doctorow
    • Narrated by: E. L. Doctorow
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Speaking from an unknown place and to an unknown interlocutor, Andrew is talking, 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 another and ourselves.

    Regular price: $14.47