Waterworks As he did in Ragtime and Billy Bathgate , E.L. Doctorow again uses the American past — this time New York City in the 1870s… Waterworks As he did in Ragtime and Billy Bathgate , E.L. Doctorow again uses the American past — this time New York City in the 1870s… Fiction
Book Review

The Waterworks

EW's GRADE
A

Details Writer: E.L. Doctorow; Genre: Fiction

As he did in Ragtime and Billy Bathgate, E.L. Doctorow again uses the American past — this time New York City in the 1870s — to illuminate the present in The Waterworks. A

Originally posted May 19, 1995 Published in issue #275 May 19, 1995 Order article reprints
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