Many library services and hours are adjusted due to COVID-19. Please check the library's website for updates.

 

Northern Waters Library Network

The Lincoln highway

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(2)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(1)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

More than ONE MILLION copies sold

A TODAY Show Read with Jenna Book Club Pick


A New York Times Notable Book, and Chosen by Oprah Daily, Time, NPR, The Washington Post and Barack Obama as a Best Book of the Year

“Wise and wildly entertaining . . . permeated with light, wit, youth.” —The New York Times Book Review
 
“A classic that we will read for years to come.” —Jenna Bush Hager, Read with Jenna book club
 
“A real joyride . . . elegantly constructed and compulsively readable.” – NPR

The bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility and master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction returns with a stylish and propulsive novel set in 1950s America


In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett's intention is to pick up his eight-year-old brother, Billy, and head to California where they can start their lives anew. But when the warden drives away, Emmett discovers that two friends from the work farm have hidden themselves in the trunk of the warden's car. Together, they have hatched an altogether different plan for Emmett's future, one that will take them all on a fateful journey in the opposite direction—to the City of New York.

Spanning just ten days and told from multiple points of view, Towles's third novel will satisfy fans of his multi-layered literary styling while providing them an array of new and richly imagined settings, characters, and themes.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780735222359
9780593452110
9780593459874
9780735222373
9780593452097
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID6d640077-aef1-cc16-6247-31093b43ea23
Grouping Titlelincoln highway
Grouping Authoramor towles
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2022-08-12 16:09:57PM
Last Indexed2022-08-12 16:12:22PM

Solr Fields

accelerated_reader_point_value
0
accelerated_reader_reading_level
0
auth_author2
Ballerini, Edoardo, 1970-
Graham, Dion
Ireland, Marin
author
Towles, Amor
author2-role
Ballerini, Edoardo,1970-narrator
Graham, Dion,narrator
Ireland, Marin,narrator
author_display
Towles, Amor
available_at_catalog
Ashland Vaughn Public Library
Boulder Junction Library
Cable Forest Lodge Library
Hurley Public Library
Iron River Library
Mercer Public Library
Phelps Public Library
Presque Isle Public Library
Sayner Plum Lake Library
Shell Lake Public Library
Spooner Public Library
Superior Main Library
Washburn Public Library
Webster Public Library
Winchester Public Library
Winter Public Library
detailed_location_catalog
Ashland Adult Audiobooks Fiction
Ashland Adult Fiction
Bayfield Adult Fiction
Boulder Junction Adult Fiction
Boulder Junction Adult Fiction Audiobooks
Cable Adult Fiction
Cable Audiobooks
Eagle River Adult Fiction
Eagle River Audiobooks
Grantsburg New Adult
Hayward Adult And Young Adult Fiction
Hurley Adult Fiction
Iron River Adult Fiction
Lac Courte Oreilles Adult Fiction
Land O Lakes Adult Fiction
Manitowish Waters Adult Fiction
Mercer Adult Fiction
Mercer Fiction Audiobooks
Online OverDrive Collection
Phelps Adult Fiction
Phelps Fiction Audiobooks
Presque Isle Adult Fiction
Presque Isle Large Print Fiction
Sayner Adult Fiction
Shell Lake Adult Fiction
Shell Lake Fiction Audiobooks
Spooner Adult Fiction
Spooner New Adult
Superior Adult Fiction
Superior Fiction Audiobooks
Superior Large Print Fiction
Washburn Adult Fiction
Washburn Fiction Audiobooks
Webster Adult Fiction
Winchester Adult Fiction
Winter Adult Audiobooks
display_description
"In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the juvenile work farm where he has just served fifteen months for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family farm foreclosed upon by the bank, Emmett's intention is to pick up his eight-year-old brother, Billy, and head to California where they can start their lives anew. But when the warden drives away, Emmett discovers that two friends from the work farm have hidden themselves in the trunk of the warden's car. Together, they have hatched an altogether different plan for Emmett's future, one that will take them all on a fateful journey in the opposite direction-to the City of New York. Spanning just ten days and told from multiple points of view, Towles's third novel will satisfy fans of his multi-layered literary styling while providing them an array of new and richly imagined settings, characters, and themes"--Provided by publisher.
format_catalog
Book
CD Unabridged
Large Print
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_catalog
Audio Books
Books
eBook
id
6d640077-aef1-cc16-6247-31093b43ea23
isbn
9780593452097
9780593452110
9780593459874
9780735222359
9780735222373
itype_catalog
AUDIOBOOK ON CD UNABRIDGED
BOOK - HARDCOVER
BOOK - NEW SHORT LOAN
LARGE PRINT BOOK
last_indexed
2022-08-12T21:12:22.416Z
lexile_score
-1
literary_form
Fiction
literary_form_full
Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog
AUD FIC TOW 13 CDS
AUDIO CD FIC TOW
AUDIO TOW 13CDS
AV/CD TOW (Unabridged)
Audio CD Towles (13 CDs)
CD Bk TOW
CD F TOW
CD TOWLES
F TOW
F Tow
FIC TOW
FIC TOW HC
FIC TOW c.2
FIC TOWLES
FICTION TOWLES
FICTION Towles, Amor
Fic TOW
LP F Tow
LP TOW
NEW CD FIC TOW
NEW F Tow
NEW FICTION Towles, Amor
NEW LP FICTION Towles, Amor
NEW TOWLES
Online OverDrive
TOW
TOWLES
local_time_since_added_catalog
Year
owning_library_catalog
Ashland Vaughn Public Library
Ashland Vaughn Public Library Online
Bayfield Library
Bayfield Library Online
Boulder Junction Library
Boulder Junction Library Online
Cable Forest Lodge Library
Cable Forest Lodge Library Online
Drummond Public Library Online
Eagle River Olson Library
Eagle River Olson Library Online
Grantsburg Public Library
Grantsburg Public Library Online
Hayward Weiss Community Library
Hayward Weiss Community Library Online
Hurley Public Library
Hurley Public Library Online
Iron River Library
Iron River Library Online
LCO College Library
LCO College Library Online
Lac du Flambeau Public Library Online
Lake Nebagamon Branch Library Online
Land O Lakes Public Library
Land O Lakes Public Library Online
Land O' Lakes Public Library
Land O' Lakes Public Library Online
Madeline Island Public Library Online
Manitowish Waters Koller Library
Manitowish Waters Koller Library Online
Mellen Legion Memorial Library Online
Mercer Public Library
Mercer Public Library Online
NWLS Main Offices Online
Northern Waters Library Network Online
Northern Waters Library Service Online
Phelps Public Library
Phelps Public Library Online
Phelps School Library Online
Presque Isle Public Library
Presque Isle Public Library Online
Red Cliff Ginanda Gikendaasomin Library Online
Sayner Plum Lake Library
Sayner Plum Lake Library Online
Shell Lake Public Library
Shell Lake Public Library Online
Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library - Hayward
Sherman & Ruth Weiss Community Library - Hayward Online
Solon Springs Branch Library Online
Spooner Public Library
Spooner Public Library Online
Superior Main Library
Superior Main Library Online
Superior Public Library
Superior Public Library Online
Washburn Public Library
Washburn Public Library Online
Webster Public Library
Webster Public Library Online
Winchester Public Library
Winchester Public Library Online
Winter Public Library
Winter Public Library Online
owning_location_catalog
Ashland Vaughn Public Library
Bayfield Library
Boulder Junction Library
Cable Forest Lodge Library
Eagle River Olson Library
Grantsburg Public Library
Hayward Weiss Community Library
Hurley Public Library
Iron River Library
LCO College Library
Land O' Lakes Public Library
Manitowish Waters Koller Library
Mercer Public Library
Online OverDrive Collection
Phelps Public Library
Presque Isle Public Library
Sayner Plum Lake Library
Shell Lake Public Library
Spooner Public Library
Superior Main Library
Washburn Public Library
Webster Public Library
Winchester Public Library
Winter Public Library
primary_isbn
9780735222359
publishDate
2021
publisher
Books on Tape
Penguin Audio
Penguin Publishing Group
Random House Large Print
Viking
recordtype
grouped_work
subject_facet
Audiobooks
Bildungsromans
Brothers -- Fiction
Convict labor -- Fiction
Escaped prisoners -- Fiction
Ex-convicts -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Large type books
Nebraska -- Fiction
Railroad travel -- Fiction
Road fiction
United States -- History -- 1953-1961 -- Fiction
title_display
The Lincoln highway
title_full
The Lincoln Highway A Novel
The Lincoln highway / Amor Towles
title_short
The Lincoln highway
topic_facet
Brothers
Convict labor
Escaped prisoners
Ex-convicts
Fiction
Historical Fiction
History
Literature
Railroad travel

Solr Details Tables

item_details

Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocation
ils:.b20972908.i3444581xBoulder Junction Adult FictionFIC TOW1falsefalseDue Aug 25, 2022Jul 19, 2022bjafi
ils:.b20972908.i34511696Superior Adult FictionNEW FICTION Towles, Amor1falsefalseDue Aug 26, 2022Aug 03, 2022sufic
ils:.b20972908.i34580566Iron River Adult FictionF TOW1falsefalseAvailableJul 26, 2022irfic
ils:.b20972908.i34659584Winchester Adult FictionTOW1falsefalseAvailableJul 23, 2022wnfic
ils:.b20972908.i34536668Land O Lakes Adult FictionFIC TOW1falsefalseDue Aug 25, 2022Jul 05, 2022lofic
ils:.b20972908.i34632682Washburn Adult FictionFIC TOW c.21falsefalseDue Aug 18, 2022Jul 22, 2022wafic
ils:.b20972908.i34454512Cable Adult FictionFIC TOW1falsefalseDue Aug 25, 2022Jul 16, 2022cafic
ils:.b20972908.i34459017Hurley Adult FictionF Tow1falsefalseAvailableJul 21, 2022hufic
ils:.b20972908.i34442984Bayfield Adult FictionFIC TOW1falsefalseOn HoldshelfJul 28, 2022bafic
ils:.b20972908.i34444968Spooner Adult FictionF TOW1falsefalseAvailableAug 06, 2022spfic
ils:.b20972908.i34464724Lac Courte Oreilles Adult FictionFICTION TOWLES1falsefalseIn TransitAug 09, 2022lcfic
ils:.b20972908.i34469230Mercer Adult FictionF TOW1falsefalseAvailableAug 09, 2022mrfic
ils:.b20972908.i34442832Webster Adult FictionFIC TOW HC1falsefalseAvailableJul 11, 2022weafi
ils:.b20972908.i34469060Presque Isle Adult FictionF Tow1falsefalseDue Aug 11, 2022Jul 15, 2022piafi
ils:.b20972908.i34441074Superior Adult FictionFICTION Towles, Amor1falsefalseDue Aug 22, 2022Jul 25, 2022sufic
ils:.b20972908.i34485132Washburn Adult FictionFIC TOW1falsefalseIn TransitAug 12, 2022wafic
ils:.b20972908.i34745804Webster Adult FictionFIC TOW HC1falsefalseAvailableAug 02, 2022weafi
ils:.b20972908.i34443332Hayward Adult And Young Adult FictionTOW1falsefalseDue Sep 1, 2022Jul 21, 2022hafic
ils:.b20972908.i34487311Shell Lake Adult FictionFIC TOWLES1falsefalseDue Sep 1, 2022Aug 02, 2022slfic
ils:.b20972908.i34415762Eagle River Adult FictionFIC TOW1falsefalseDue Aug 16, 2022Jul 26, 2022erfic
ils:.b20972908.i34445869Manitowish Waters Adult FictionNEW F Tow1falsefalseOn HoldshelfAug 09, 2022mwafi
ils:.b20972908.i34460834Phelps Adult FictionFic TOW1falsefalseDue Aug 24, 2022Jul 26, 2022phfic
ils:.b20972908.i34442285Ashland Adult FictionTOWLES1falsefalseDue Aug 29, 2022Aug 01, 2022asfic
ils:.b20972908.i34450324Sayner Adult FictionTOWLES1falsefalseAvailableJul 12, 2022safic
ils:.b20972908.i34451547Grantsburg New AdultNEW TOWLES1falsefalseIn TransitAug 11, 2022grnew
overdrive:c1399bf6-5678-4bca-8520-1dee2527e29a-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books22falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenChecked Out
overdrive:c1399bf6-5678-4bca-8520-1dee2527e29a1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeAudiobookAudio Books4falsetrueOverDriveOverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive ListenChecked Out
ils:.b20990960.i34581765Mercer Fiction AudiobooksCD F TOW1falsefalseAvailableAug 03, 2022mrauf
ils:.b20990960.i34492859Boulder Junction Adult Fiction AudiobooksAUDIO CD FIC TOW1falsefalseAvailableMay 03, 2022bjadf
ils:.b20990960.i34499271Washburn Fiction AudiobooksAUDIO TOW 13CDS1falsefalseAvailableJun 27, 2022waauf
ils:.b20990960.i34489368Winter Adult AudiobooksAudio CD Towles (13 CDs)1falsefalseAvailableFeb 11, 2022wiaud
ils:.b20990960.i34532134Cable AudiobooksAUD FIC TOW 13 CDS1falsefalseAvailableMay 04, 2022caaud
ils:.b20990960.i34487888Phelps Fiction AudiobooksCD Bk TOW1falsefalseAvailableAug 11, 2022phauf
ils:.b20990960.i34488893Ashland Adult Audiobooks FictionCD TOWLES1falsefalseAvailableMay 27, 2022asaud
ils:.b20990960.i34501174Superior Fiction AudiobooksNEW CD FIC TOW1falsefalseAvailableAug 02, 2022suauf
ils:.b20990960.i34597128Shell Lake Fiction AudiobooksCD TOWLES1falsefalseAvailableJun 13, 2022slacf
ils:.b20990960.i34586891Eagle River AudiobooksAV/CD TOW (Unabridged)1falsefalseDue Aug 17, 2022Jun 08, 2022eraud
overdrive:54ba06b2-357c-4e9a-90c6-4770976fda9c1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook4falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadChecked Out
overdrive:54ba06b2-357c-4e9a-90c6-4770976fda9c-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook83falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadChecked Out
ils:.b21006337.i34702659Superior Large Print FictionNEW LP FICTION Towles, Amor1falsefalseAvailableAug 10, 2022sulpf
ils:.b21006337.i34824972Spooner New AdultLP TOW1falsefalseAvailablespnew
ils:.b21006337.i34499647Presque Isle Large Print FictionLP F Tow1falsefalseAvailableAug 09, 2022pialf

record_details

Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical DescriptionAbridged
ils:.b20972908BookBooksEnglishViking[2021]576 pages ; 24 cm
overdrive:c1399bf6-5678-4bca-8520-1dee2527e29aeAudiobookAudio BooksEnglishBooks on Tape2021
ils:.b20990960CD UnabridgedAudio BooksUnabridgedEnglishPenguin Audio202113 audio discs (16 hours, 30 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 inches
overdrive:54ba06b2-357c-4e9a-90c6-4770976fda9ceBookeBookEnglishPenguin Publishing Group2021
ils:.b21006337Large PrintBooksFirst large print editionEnglishRandom House Large Print[2021]761 pages (large print) : illustration, map ; 24 cm.

scoping_details_catalog

Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b20972908.i3444581xChecked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34511696Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34580566On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34659584On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20972908.i34536668Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20972908.i34632682Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20972908.i34454512Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34459017On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20972908.i34442984Checked OutOn Holdshelffalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20972908.i34444968On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34464724In TransitIn Transitfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34469230On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20972908.i34442832On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34469060Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20972908.i34441074Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34485132In TransitIn Transitfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20972908.i34745804On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34443332Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34487311Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20972908.i34415762Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34445869Checked OutOn Holdshelffalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34460834Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34442285Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34450324On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20972908.i34451547In TransitIn Transitfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
overdrive:c1399bf6-5678-4bca-8520-1dee2527e29a-1Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
overdrive:c1399bf6-5678-4bca-8520-1dee2527e29a1Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsetrue
ils:.b20990960.i34581765On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20990960.i34492859On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20990960.i34499271On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20990960.i34489368On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20990960.i34532134On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20990960.i34487888On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20990960.i34488893On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20990960.i34501174On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b20990960.i34597128On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse9999
ils:.b20990960.i34586891Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
overdrive:54ba06b2-357c-4e9a-90c6-4770976fda9c1Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsetrue
overdrive:54ba06b2-357c-4e9a-90c6-4770976fda9c-1Checked OutChecked Outfalsefalsetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b21006337.i34702659On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b21006337.i34824972On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse4, 123
ils:.b21006337.i34499647On ShelfAvailablefalsetruetruetruefalsefalse9999