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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Planeta Pub Corp
Publication date September 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9788432040825
ISBN-10 8432040827
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $14.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: To open this book is to enter the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who is accepted into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang. Like an urban Tom Sawyer, Billy takes us along on his fateful adventures as he becomes good-luck charm, apprentice, and finally protégé to one of the great murdering gangsters of the Depression-era underworld in New York City. The luminous transformation of fact into fiction that is E. L. Doctorow’s trademark comes to triumphant fruition in Billy Bathgate, a peerless coming-of-age tale and one of Doctorow’s boldest and most beloved bestsellers.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780394525297 Book cover for 9780517064566
 
from Outlet (March 1, 1991)
9780517064566 | details & prices | List price $4.99
from Random House Inc (January 1, 1989)
9780394525297 | details & prices | 6.50 × 1.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $19.95
About: Young Billy Bathgate witnesses atrocities of the crime world in his introduction to a brutal and unsparing life that takes him through the heart of the city and the rural underworld in Depression-era America
Paperback
Book cover for 9780452280021 Book cover for 9780812981179 Book cover for 9788432040825
 
Reprint edition from Random House Inc (June 29, 2010)
9780812981179 | details & prices | 323 pages | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.54 lbs | List price $16.00
Reprint edition from Plume (November 1, 1998)
9780452280021 | details & prices | 323 pages | 6.00 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.00
About: Young Billy Bathgate witnesses atrocities of the crime world in his introduction to a brutal and unsparing life that takes him through the heart of the city and the rural underworld in Depression-era America
The price comparison is for this edition
from Planeta Pub Corp (September 1, 1995)
9788432040825 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $14.95
About: To open this book is to enter the perilous, thrilling world of Billy Bathgate, the brazen boy who is accepted into the inner circle of the notorious Dutch Schultz gang.

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