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Kent Haruf
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  • About this Author
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Kent Haruf’s honors include a Whiting Foundation Award, a Stegner Award, a Frank Waters Award, and a special citation from the PEN/Hemingway Foundation. His novel Plainsong won the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the New Yorker Book Award. He lives with his wife, Cathy, in his native Colorado.

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Benediction

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $15.00

From the beloved and best-selling author of Plainsong and Eventide comes a story of life and death, and the ties that bind, once again set out on the High Plains in Holt, Colorado.

When Dad Lewis is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he and his wife, Mary, must work together to make his... Read more >

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Benediction

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $25.95

From the beloved and best-selling author of Plainsong and Eventide comes a story of life and death, and the ties that bind, once again set out on the High Plains in Holt, Colorado.

When Dad Lewis is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he and his wife, Mary, must work together to make his... Read more >

Benediction

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Eventide

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $15.00

One of the most beloved novels in recent years, Plainsong was a best-seller from coast to coast—and now Kent Haruf returns to the High Plains community of Holt, Colorado, with a story of even more masterful authority.

When the McPheron brothers see Victoria Roubideaux, the single mother they’d taken in, move from... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Eventide

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 4, 2004
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.


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May 26, 2015
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Our Souls at Night
A novel
Written by Kent Haruf


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 26, 2015
Price: $24.00

A spare yet eloquent, bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent future.

In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all of Kent Haruf's fiction, Addie Moore pays... Read more >

Our Souls at Night
A novel
Written by Kent Haruf


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 26, 2015
Price: $11.99

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Plainsong

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 22, 2000
Price: $15.00

In the small town of Holt, Colorado, a high school teacher is confronted with raising his two boys alone after their mother retreats first to the bedroom, then altogether.  A teenage girl -- her father long since disappeared, her mother unwilling to have her in the house -- is pregnant, alone herself... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

Exam Copy
Plainsong

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: September 21, 1999
Price: $28.95

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Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Plainsong

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 3, 2001
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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The Tie That Binds

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 21, 2000
Price: $15.00

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The Tie That Binds

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 12, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Where You Once Belonged

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: Trade Paperback, 180 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 21, 2000
Price: $14.00

The red Cadillac pulled down Main Street and sat by the tavern for hours, unnoticed. Then Ralph Bird of the Men’s Store recognized the driver as Jack Burdette and bolted to the sheriff’s office. The prodigal son of Holt, Colorado, had returned—and he was far from welcome.

In Where You Once Belonged... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Where You Once Belonged

Written by Kent Haruf


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 9, 2011
Price: $9.99

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