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Table for two : fictions / Amor Towles.

Towles, Amor, (author.).

Summary:

"The millions of readers of Amor Towles are in for a treat as he shares some of his shorter fiction: six stories set in New York City and a novella in Los Angeles. The New York stories, most of which are set around the turn of the millennium, take up everything from the death-defying acrobatics of the male ego, to the fateful consequences of brief encounters, and the delicate mechanics of comprise which operate at the heart of modern marriages. In Towles's novel, Rules of Civility, the indomitable Evelyn Ross leaves New York City in September, 1938, with the intention of returning home to Indiana. But as her train pulls into Chicago, where her parents are waiting, she instead extends her ticket to Los Angeles. Told from seven points of view, "Eve in Hollywood" describes how Eve crafts a new future for herself-and others-in the midst of Hollywood's golden age. Throughout the stories, two characters often find themselves sitting across a table for two where the direction of their futures may hinge upon what they say to each other next. Written with his signature wit, humor, and sophistication, Table for Two is another glittering addition to Towles's canon of stylish and transporting historical fiction"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593296370
  • ISBN: 0593296370
  • Physical Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Viking, [2024]

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Subject: Short stories > Fiction.
Short stories > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
Novellas.

Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
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  • 0 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.

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  • 3 current holds with 3 total copies.
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