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Amor Towles | The Lincoln Highway

Recorded: Tue 26 Oct 2021

Duration: 71 mins

Amor Towles | The Lincoln Highway

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Joining us after lockdown for one of our first in-person appearances. Amor Towles’ A Gentleman in Moscow amazed critics and sold over 3.6 million copies worldwide. Now he’s back with a new historical novel set in America, Bursting with life, charm and unforgettable characters: The Lincoln Highway. 

The year is 1954, and eighteen-year-old Emmet Watson has just been released from a juvenile work farm where he’s been held for involuntary manslaughter. He plans to pick up his little brother and start a brand new life together, but two of his stowaway friends from the farm have a very different plan… 

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