The Lincoln Highway

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.

The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick “Wise and wildly entertaining . . . permeated with light, wit, youth.” —The New York Times Book Review “A classic that we will read for years to come.” —Jenna Bush Hager, Read with Jenna book club “A real joyride . . . elegantly constructed and compulsively readable.” – NPR The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility and 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 multi-layered literary styling while providing them an array of new and richly imagined settings, characters, and themes.

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The Lincoln Highway
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: Amor Towles
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-05 - Publisher: Penguin

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick “Wise and wildly entertaining . . . permeated with light, wit, youth.” —The New York Times Book Review “A classic that we will read for years to come.” —Jenna Bush Hager, Read with Jenna book club
The Lincoln Highway
Language: en
Pages: 293
Authors: Michael Wallis
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-22 - Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

The best-selling author of Route 66 and a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer present a tribute to the American transcontinental highway, evaluating its historic and cultural relevance as well as current efforts to repair its key segments. Reprint.
Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway
Language: en
Pages: 2957
Authors: Effie Price Gladding
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-02 - Publisher: Good Press

"Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway" by Effie Price Gladding. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be
The Lincoln Highway Across Indiana
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Jan Shupert-Arick
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The Lincoln Highway across Indiana explores Indiana's unique role in Lincoln Highway history and celebrates Indiana's place in early automotive and road-building history. Once known as the "Main Street of America," the Lincoln Highway route was established across northern Indiana in 1913, linking larger cities--Fort Wayne, Elkhart, Goshen, South Bend,
Greetings from the Lincoln Highway
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Brian Butko
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-31 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Lincoln Highway was the first continuous road to connect the coasts, allowing newly motorized Americans to cross the country by car. This book allows readers to travel across 100 years of the highway, from New York City to San Francisco, with stops at historic landmarks, bridges, taverns, movie palaces,

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