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EL Doctorow, Witness to 'This Terrifying Century,' Dies at 84


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EL Doctorow, Witness to 'This Terrifying Century,' Dies at 84

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Novelist Edgar Lawrence "E.L." Doctorow, whose historical fiction and social commentary were said to "challenge the prevailing mythology of society," died Tuesday at his home in Manhattan of complications from lung cancer. He was 84.


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Another great one dies. Who's up next to take his place?