The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway

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DESCRIPTION :

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.



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781786332530
BY (AUTHOR) Towles, Amor
PUBLISHER : Cornerstone PUBLICATION DATE : October 21, 2021
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Hutchinson
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 234 mm x 154 mm
WEIGHT : 716 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items
DESCRIPTION :

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.



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781786332530
BY (AUTHOR) Towles, Amor
PUBLISHER : Cornerstone PUBLICATION DATE : October 21, 2021
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Hutchinson
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 234 mm x 154 mm
WEIGHT : 716 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items