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Doctorow's 'Sweet Land Stories'

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Doctorow's 'Sweet Land Stories'

Doctorow's 'Sweet Land Stories'

Doctorow's 'Sweet Land Stories'

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Alan Cheuse reviews novelist E.L. Doctorow's newest work, Sweet Land Stories. It's a collection of five stories that are, contrary to the book's title, dark in nature, with plots written around con artists, an FBI agent, and a Vegas mobster. The book is published by Random House, May 2004.