Rules Of Civility: A Novel

July 26, 2011|
Rules Of Civility: A Novel by Amor Towles
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From the New York Times-bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow, a “sharply stylish” (Boston Globe) novel of a young woman in post-Depression era New York who suddenly finds herself thrust into high society.

On the last night of 1937, twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker, happens to sit down at the neighboring table. This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a year-long journey into the upper echelons of New York society—where she will have little to rely upon other than a bracing wit and her own brand of cool nerve.

With its sparkling depiction of New York’s social strata, its intricate imagery and themes, and its immensely appealing characters, Rules of Civility won the hearts of readers and critics alike.

Heather's Review

Rules of Civility is without doubt one of the most sparkling and delicious novels I have read in a long time. Set in New York just after the jazz age and on the eve of World War II, Rules of Civility seems to pick up where The Great Gatsby left us. And it has all the wit, energy and great storytelling that characterizes Fitzgerald’s ...

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Title:Rules Of Civility: A Novel
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:352 pages, 9.31 X 6.3 X 1.12 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 9.31 X 6.3 X 1.12 in
Published:July 26, 2011
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780670022694

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