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The Lincoln highway

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"A master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America. In June 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett's intention is to pick up his eight-year-old brother, Billy, and head to California, where they can start their lives anew. But when the warden drives away, Emmett discovers that two friends from the work farm have hidden themselves in the trunk of the warden's car. Together, they have hatched an altogether different plan for Emmett's future, one that will take them all on a fateful journey in the opposite direction--to the city of New York. Spanning just ten days and told from multiple points of view, Towles's third novel will satisfy fans of his multilayered literary styling while providing them an array of new and richly imagined settings, characters, and themes." --

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  • 70 of 149 copies available at Westchester Library System.
  • 3 of 5 copies available at Larchmont Public Library. (Show)

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Larchmont Public Library TOWLES (Text)
Fiction
31014152919944
Available
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Larchmont Public Library TOWLES (Text)
Fiction
31014153013440
Checked out
02/17/2023
Larchmont Public Library TOWLES (Text)
Fiction
31014153013457
Available
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Larchmont Public Library TOWLES (Text)
Fiction
31014153013945
Available
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Larchmont Public Library TOWLES (Text)
Fiction
31014153018670
Checked out
02/26/2023
Ardsley Public Library FICTION TOWLES (Text)
Express Item
31000151274472
Available
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Ardsley Public Library FICTION TOWLES (Text)
New Book
31000151274522
Checked out
01/25/2023
Ardsley Public Library FICTION TOWLES (Text)
New Book
31000151286070
On holds shelf
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Bedford Free Library FIC TOW (Text)
Fiction
31002150871217
Checked out
02/15/2023
Bedford Hills Free Library TOWLES (Text)
Fiction
31003151581995
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