The Resource Rules of civility, Amor Towles

Rules of civility, Amor Towles

Label
Rules of civility
Title
Rules of civility
Statement of responsibility
Amor Towles
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This novel presents the story of a young woman whose life is on the brink of transformation. A chance encounter with Tinker Grey, a handsome banker, in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar on New Year's Eve 1938 catapults twenty-five-year-old Wall Street secretary Katey Kontent into a year-long journey in the upper echelons of New York society, where she befriends a shy multi-millionaire, an Upper East Side ne'er-do-well, and a single-minded widow. Here in the executive suites of Conde Nast rareified environs, she will have little to rely upon other than a bracing wit and her own brand of cool nerve. She experiences firsthand the poise secured by wealth and station and the failed aspirations that lie just beow the surface. The novel offers a sparkling depiction of New York's social strata, intricate imagery and themes, a finely crafted unfoding of the unforseen, and immensely appealing characters, the heroine in particular. -- From book jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Towles, Amor
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3620.O945
LC item number
R85 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Upper class
  • Nineteen thirties
  • Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Rules of civility, Amor Towles
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780670022694
Lccn
2011004118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2011004118
  • 1237296
Label
Rules of civility, Amor Towles
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780670022694
Lccn
2011004118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2011004118
  • 1237296

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