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Plainsong

Author: Kent Haruf
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The interwoven lives of a community in Colorado. The characters include two cattle farmers who take in a girl, thrown out of her house for becoming pregnant. The novel describes the girl's impact on their lives, both men being bachelors.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haruf, Kent.
Plainsong.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1999
(OCoLC)607298578
Named Person: Phillip (memorial) by Luther & Marilyn Brewer Couchman
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kent Haruf
ISBN: 0375406182 9780375406188 9781447240440 1447240448 9780375705854 0375705856
OCLC Number: 41272953
Notes: A Borzoi Book.
Awards: National Book Award finalist
Description: 301 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by Kent Haruf.
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Preceding the astonishing Eventide and Benediction, this is Kent Haruf's first novel set in the imaginary landscape of Holt, Colorado.  Read more...

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The emotional register of Plainsong, though kept in check by understatement and a stoic approach to the vicissitudes of life, is powerful. And Haruf works a quiet magic in the way he fits his Read more...

 
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