The Lincoln Highway – treachery, tragedy, triumphs and epiphanies in teenagers’ nine-day odyssey across 1950s America

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The Lincoln Highway – treachery, tragedy, triumphs and epiphanies in teenagers’ nine-day odyssey across 1950s America

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles, pub. VikingBestselling novelist Amor Towles creates plucky and likeable heroes who rise admirably above grim and complex circumstances. True to form, his third novel, The Lincoln Highway, begins with our hero, 18-year-old Emmett Watson, facing a heavy load of misfortune.Emmett returns to his forlorn Nebraska home after serving a reformatory term for killing a man by accident. Emmett’s bankrupt father has just died after years of farming failure. His mother…

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