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Table for two : fictions

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"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780593296387
  • ISBN: 0593296370
  • ISBN: 9780593296370
  • Physical Description: 451 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2024]
  • Badges:
    • Most Copies: 4 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Place of publication from publisher's website.
Formatted Contents Note: New York. The line -- The ballad of Timothy Touchett -- Hasta luego -- I will survive -- The bootlegger -- The DiDomenico fragment -- Los Angeles. Eve in Hollywood.
Subject: New York (N.Y.) Fiction
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction
Fate and fatalism Fiction
Interpersonal relations Fiction
Destin et fatalisme Romans, nouvelles, etc
Short stories Fiction
Genre: Novellas.
Nouvelles.
Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.
Short stories.
Novellas.
novellas.
short stories.
Novellas.
Short stories.
Historical fiction.
Bildungsromans.

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