Viking Author Amor Towles to Discuss THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY at B&N Virtual Event
Amor Towles, author of THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY (Viking), will discuss his #1 New York Times bestselling novel, a TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick, at a virtual event hosted by Barnes & Noble via Zoom on Thursday, October 21 at 7:00 pm (ET).
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The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility, Towles delivers a stylish, propulsive story with his third novel, set in 1950s America.
In THE LINCOLN HIGHWAY, it’s June, 1954, and 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.
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