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Rules of Civility

Amor Towles

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (7/25/2011)
Paperback (6/26/2012)
Paperback, Large Print (8/7/2012)
Hardcover, Large Print (12/16/2011)
Hardcover, Korean (9/10/2019)
Compact Disc (7/26/2011)
CD-Audio (11/10/2015)
Paperback (1/1/2012)
Hardcover (7/1/2011)
Hardcover (7/26/2011)

Fall '12 Reading Group List

“This flawless debut novel follows two young women, boarding-house roommates, making their way in 1938 Manhattan. A chance meeting with an enigmatic young businessman launches the pair into areas of society heretofore closed to them, where they encounter a large cast of characters both charming and repellent. With echoes of Fitzgerald, Towles evokes effortlessly the era of pre-war Manhattan, from the workplace politics of a law office secretarial pool to the alcohol-fueled lawn party of the Long Island gin-and-horses set. This is an astonishing book!”
— Matthew Lage, Iowa Book L.L.C., Iowa City, IA
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August 2011 Indie Next List

“This flawless debut novel follows two young women, boarding-house roommates, making their way in 1938 Manhattan. A chance meeting with an enigmatic young businessman launches the pair into areas of society heretofore closed to them, where they encounter a large cast of characters both charming and repellent. With echoes of Fitzgerald, Towles evokes effortlessly the era of pre-war Manhattan, from the workplace politics of a law office secretarial pool to the alcohol-fueled lawn party of the Long Island gin-and-horses set. This is an astonishing book!”
— Matthew Lage, Iowa Book L.L.C., Iowa City, IA
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Hodder & Stoughton, 9781444708851

Publication Date: July 1, 2011