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Rules of Civility: A Novel

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Amor Towles

Narrated By: Rebecca Lowman

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Date: July 2011

Duration: 12 hours 0 minutes


From the New York Times-bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow, a “sharply stylish” (Boston Globe) novel of a young woman in post-Depression era New York who suddenly finds herself thrust into high society.

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.


  • Diana Hyland

    I loved this start to finish. Brings you vividly into another world with twists and turns and beautifully crafted characters.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Melissa Sandefer

    Loved it! F. Scott Fitzgerald would have loved it. And Edith Wharton too

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

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