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Rules of Civility: An Afterword

In the 1920s, the number of automobiles in the United States grew more than fifteen-fold from 500,000 to eight million, but traveling by car was by no means easy. At the beginning of the decade, there were more than two million miles of road in America, but less than 10% of them were paved such that many of them became unpassable following heavy rains. In addition, the majority of roads spider-webbed out of town centers toward local residences and farms. There were few roads that had been designed to directly connect municipalities or cross states, and none of them had identifying signs. The combination of these factors made long distance car travel more of an expedition than a pleasure. But in 1912, an American entrepreneur named Carl Fisher set out to change all of that.
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A Whimsy of the World: A Free Short Story

Hit the "Read More" button, if you would like to access this lighthearted short story.
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Thank You

Thanks for taking the time to get in touch. I will get back to you as soon as I can.
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A Gentleman in Moscow: Gallery

Amor Towles has collated a selection of historical and contemporary images for The Lincoln Highway.
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The Didomenico Fragment: a Short Story on Audible

In early 2021, the audio book platform Audible released a longish short story of mine called The Didomenico Fragment which is perfectly narrated by the great John Lithgow. Clients of Audible can access the story here for free.
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