Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Standing at the foot of the gangplank, Nate finally believed they were going. He had made a dozen trips to the tailor, accompanied his mother on numberless shopping excursions for travel necessities, and endured three bon voyage dinners with his aunt’s elderly friends. He had even sent a note to Ace Winchell, his onetime partner in crime fighting.
Suitcases, trunks, and hatboxes with enough clothes for his mother and great-aunt Alice—a whole year’s worth—were already stowed in the first-class cabin Nate would share with them. At this point, they simply had