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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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This “wonderful” (Chicago Tribune) and “sharply stylish” (Boston Globe) debut novel presents the story of a young woman whose life is on the brink of transformation. On the last night of 1937, twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker, happens to sit down at the neighboring table. This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a year-long journey into the upper echelons of New York society--where she will have little to rely upon other than a bracing wit and her own brand of cool nerve. With its sparkling depiction of New York’s social strata, its intricate imagery and themes, and its immensely appealing characters, Rules of Civility won the hearts of readers and critics alike.--Amazon.com
Summary
A chance encounter with a handsome banker in a jazz bar on New Year's Eve 1938 catapults Wall Street secretary Katey Kontent into 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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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390439
Cataloging source
DLC
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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
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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OverDrive, Inc
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True
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  • Young women
  • Upper class
  • Nineteen thirties
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Psychological fiction
  • Electronic books
  • Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Rules of civility, Amor Towles
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101517062
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rules of civility, Amor Towles
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101517062
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web

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