The year is 1954, and the character’s journey will take place along The Lincolns Highway.
On June 14, 1954, 18-year old Emmett Watson was driven home from prison to his family in Nebraska after serving 15 months for involuntary manslaughter After losing his parents, Emmett intends to take his eight-year-old brother Billy and head to California, where they can start new lives together.
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But when the wicketkeeper drives away, Emmott discovers that two friends from his work camp have hidden in the back of the wicketkeeper’s car. They’ve hatched a new plan for Emmett’s future, one that will send them on a fateful journey in a completely different direction.
“This is an interesting book about relationships and family. Wonderful, vivid, brilliant prose and heartfelt writing with interesting characters”
The Book Guide® Editor
Spanning just 10 short days and told from multiple perspectives, Towles’ third book will satisfy readers who enjoy his multi-layered literary style while providing them an array of new and richly imagined locations, characters, and themes for their reading pleasure.
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by The Book Guide® Editors4.4/5 Very good