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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ansonia Public Library FIC TOWLES, AMOR (Text to phone) 34045120767186 Adult New Fiction Checked out 12/07/2021
Beacon Falls Public Library FIC TOW (Text to phone) 33120146656068 Adult New Fiction On holds shelf -
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford NEW 813 TOWLES, A. (Text to phone) 32544072757262 Adult New Fiction Checked out 12/03/2021
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton FIC Tow (Text to phone) 33160150503137 Adult New Material Checked out 12/01/2021
Bethel Public Library NEW TOWLES (Text to phone) 34030148195156 Adult New Fiction Checked out 12/10/2021
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC TOWLES (Text to phone) 34000151280898 Adult New Fiction Checked out 12/16/2021
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF TOW (Text to phone) 33260000528852 Adult New On holds shelf -
Brookfield Library F/TOWLES (Text to phone) 34029150574894 Adult New Fiction Checked out 12/11/2021
Brookfield Library F/TOWLES (Text to phone) 34029150574902 Adult New Fiction Checked out 11/29/2021
Burnham Library - Bridgewater FIC TOWLES (Text to phone) 36937002166164 Adult New Material Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0735222355
  • ISBN: 9780735222359
  • ISBN: 9780735222359
  • ISBN: 0735222355
  • Physical Description: 576 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Viking, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
"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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Brothers > Fiction.
Ex-convicts > Fiction.
Escaped prisoners > Fiction.
Railroad travel > Fiction.
United States > History > 1953-1961 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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