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World's Fair


"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles Times The astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas and emotions of a time when the streets were safe, families stuck together through thick and thin, and all the promises of a generation culminate in a single great World's Fair . . . "From the Paperback edition." Hide synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Randall F

A tour de force

by Randall F on Nov 8, 2012

Doctorow takes us on an amazingly detailed journey through the intersecting worlds of pre-WWII New York City and the mind of a young boy who lives there. Full of humor and wisdom.

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