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The Resource Rules of civility : a novel, Amor Towles

Rules of civility : a novel, Amor Towles

Label
Rules of civility : a novel
Title
Rules of civility
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Amor Towles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in New York City in 1938, tells the story of a watershed year in the life of an uncompromising 25-year-old named Katey Kontent. Armed with little more than a formidable intellect, a bracing wit, and her own brand of cool nerve, Katey embarks on a journey from a Wall Street secretarial pool through the upper echelons of New York society in search of a brighter future
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
390439
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Towles, Amor
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3620.O945
LC item number
R85 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Upper class
  • Nineteen thirties
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Rules of civility : a novel, Amor Towles
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2012/04/16/rules-of-civility-by-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
23 cm
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9780670022694
Lccn
2011004118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
System control number
  • 681488389
  • (OCoLC)681488389
Label
Rules of civility : a novel, Amor Towles
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2012/04/16/rules-of-civility-by-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
23 cm
Extent
334 pages
Isbn
9780670022694
Lccn
2011004118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
System control number
  • 681488389
  • (OCoLC)681488389

Library Locations

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