↠ Rules of Civility || ✓ PDF Read by ↠ Amor Towles
On the last night of 1937, twenty five year old Katey Kontent is in a second rate Greenwich Village jazz bar with her boardinghouse roommate stretching three dollars as far as it will go when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker with royal blue eyes and a tempered smile, happens to sit at the neighboring table This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey onOn the last night of 1937, twenty five year old Katey Kontent is in a second rate Greenwich Village jazz bar with her boardinghouse roommate stretching three dollars as far as it will go when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker with royal blue eyes and a tempered smile, happens to sit at the neighboring table This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a yearlong journey from a Wall Street secretarial pool toward the upper echelons of New York society and the executive suites of Cond Nast rarefied environs where she will have little to rely upon other than a bracing wit and her own brand of cool nerve Wooed in turn by a shy, principled multi millionaire and an irrepressible Upper East Side ne er do well, befriended by a single minded widow who is a ahead of her time,and challenged by an imperious mentor, Katey experiences firsthand the poise secured by wealth and station and the failed aspirations that reside just below the surface Even as she waits for circumstances to bring Tinker back into her life, she begins to realize how our most promising choices inevitably lay the groundwork for our regrets.
Born and raised in the Boston area, Amor Towles graduated from Yale College and received an MA in English from Stanford University Having worked as an investment professional in Manhattan for over twenty years, he now devotes himself fulltime to writing His first novel, Rules of Civility, published in 2011, was a New York Times bestseller in both hardcover and paperback and was ranked by the Wall Street Journal as one of the best books of 2011 The book was optioned by Lionsgate to be made into a feature film and its French translation received the 2012 Prix Fitzgerald His second novel, A Gentleman in Moscow, published in 2016, was also a New York Times bestseller and was ranked as one of the best books of 2016 by the Chicago Tribune, the Miami Herald, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the St Louis Dispatch, and NPR Both novels have been translated into over fifteen languages Mr Towles, who lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children, is an ardent fan of early 20th century painting, 1950 s jazz, 1970 s cop shows, rock roll on vinyl, obsolete accessories, manifestoes, breakfast pastries, pasta, liquor, snow days, Tuscany, Provence, Disneyland, Hollywood, the cast of Casablanca, 007, Captain Kirk, Bob Dylan early, mid, and late phases , the wee hours, card games, caf s, and the cookies made by both of his grandmothers.
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