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From the author of the worldwide bestseller and 'book of the decade', AGentleman in MoscowEmmett returns home to pick-up his little brother Billy, tie-up his late father'sestate and get out of town for good. Since leaving the Kansas youth facilitywhere he's served time, Emmett has wanted one thing: to give them both a freshstart - and that means heading out to the sparkling west.Young, precocious Billy has plans of his own - to get to San Francisco, wherehe believes their long-estranged mother is waiting for them. However, as soon asthey've loaded Emmett's bright blue Studebaker with their few belongings,trouble arrives and brings its sidekick in the form of Duchess and Woolly, tworunaways from the very facility Emmett just left behind him.Insatiable Duchess and his devoted, but slow companion Woolly soon wreckBilly's plan to get onto the open road, one well-intentioned blunder at a time.Each young man sees this journey as his chance to pursue his dreams, settlescores and find riches. And a simple journey quickly becomes a dazzlingodyssey filled with obstacles, villains and ruses fit only for heroes to overcome.Bursting with life, charm and unforgettable characters, The Lincoln Highway isan extraordinary journey through 1950s America from a master storyteller.

The Lincoln Highway ~ Amor Towles

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