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Kent Haruf

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
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-95042-0 (0-307-95042-5)

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year

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... Read more






Benediction
Written by Kent Haruf
Knopf | Hardcover | February 2013
$25.95/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-95988-1 (0-307-95988-0)

A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year

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... Read more






Eventide
Written by Kent Haruf
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2005
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-72576-0 (0-375-72576-8)

Kent Haruf, award-winning, bestselling author of Plainsong returns to the high-plains town of Holt, Colorado, with a novel of masterful authority. The aging McPheron brothers are learning to live without Victoria Roubideaux, the single mother they took in and who has now left their ranch to start college. A lonely young... Read more






Plainsong
Written by Kent Haruf
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2000
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70585-4 (0-375-70585-6)

"Ambitious, but never seeming so, Kent Haruf reveals a whole community as he interweaves the stories of a pregnant high school girl, a lonely teacher, a pair of boys abandoned by their mother, and a couple of crusty bachelor farmers. From simple elements, Haruf achieves a novel of wisdom and grace--a... Read more






The Tie That Binds
Written by Kent Haruf
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2000
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-72438-1 (0-375-72438-9)

Colorado, January 1977. Eighty-year-old Edith Goodnough lies in a hospital bed, IV taped to the back of her hand, police officer at her door. She is charged with murder. The clues: a sack of chicken feed slit with a knife, a milky-eyed dog tied outdoors one cold afternoon. The motives: the... Read more






Where You Once Belonged
Written by Kent Haruf
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2000
$14.00/17.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-70870-1 (0-375-70870-7)

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






Plainsong
Written by Kent Haruf
Knopf | Hardcover | September 1999
$28.95/33.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-40618-8 (0-375-40618-2)

A heartstrong story of family and romance, tribulation and tenacity, set on the High Plains east of Denver.
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... Read more





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