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The Lincoln Highway (Dubray Exclusive Hardback edition)

ISBN: 9781786332523
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Dubray Staff Recommended Read... 'This beautifully written story is full of heart and charm, with unforgettable characters vividly bringing 1950s America to life. I loved it.’ – Susan, Support Office From he bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America. This exclusive Dubray Hardback edition includes extra content written by the author.
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From he bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America. This exclusive Dubray Hardback edition includes extra content written by the author.

'Finely observed and beautifully written. Amor Towles is that rare combination of writer and storyteller.' JEFFREY ARCHER
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Two brothers venture across 1950s America to New York in the absorbing new novel by the author of the bestselling A Gentleman in Moscow.

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.

With his mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett plans to pick up his eight-year-old brother Billy and head to California to start a new life.

But when the warden drives away, Emmett discovers that two friends from the work farm have stowed away in the trunk of the warden's car. They have a very different plan for Emmett's future, one that will take the four of them on a fateful journey in the opposite direction - to New York City.

Bursting with life, charm, richly imagined settings and unforgettable characters, The Lincoln Highway is an extraordinary journey through 1950s America from the pen of a master storyteller.

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From he bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America. This exclusive Dubray Hardback edition includes extra content written by the author.

'Finely observed and beautifully written. Amor Towles is that rare combination of writer and storyteller.' JEFFREY ARCHER
_________________________
Two brothers venture across 1950s America to New York in the absorbing new novel by the author of the bestselling A Gentleman in Moscow.

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.

With his mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett plans to pick up his eight-year-old brother Billy and head to California to start a new life.

But when the warden drives away, Emmett discovers that two friends from the work farm have stowed away in the trunk of the warden's car. They have a very different plan for Emmett's future, one that will take the four of them on a fateful journey in the opposite direction - to New York City.

Bursting with life, charm, richly imagined settings and unforgettable characters, The Lincoln Highway is an extraordinary journey through 1950s America from the pen of a master storyteller.

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