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The Waterworks

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Set in 1871, in post-Civil War New York, where maimed veterans beg in the streets and a self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect ... Show synopsis

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  • The Waterworks (Random House Trade) – Trade paperback (2007)
    by Mr. E L Doctorow

    The Waterworks

    Trade paperback, Random House Trade
    2007
    English
    253 pages

    ISBN: 0812978196
    ISBN-13: 9780812978193

    "An elegant page-turner of nineteenth-century detective fiction." -The Washington Post Book World One rainy morning in 1871 in lower Manhattan, Martin Pemberton a freelance writer, sees in a passing stagecoach several elderly men, one of whom he recognizes as his supposedly dead and buried father. While trying to unravel the mystery, Pemberton disappears, sending McIlvaine, his employer, the editor of an evening paper, in pursuit of the truth behind his freelancer's fate. Layer by layer, McIlvaine reveals a modern ... Show more

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