Plainsong
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  • 1
    Plainsong | Kent Haruf

    Plainsong

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Kent Haruf
    • Narrated By Tom Stechschulte
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (367)
    Story
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    A high school history teacher in a small Colorado town, Guthrie is raising his two young sons alone. Thoughtful and honest, he is guiding them through a world that is not always kind. Victoria, one of his students, is pregnant, homeless, and vulnerable to the scorn of the town. When Guthrie helps two elderly ranchers take the young woman into their home, an unlikely extended family is born.

    Grim Living In A Small Town

    When I think of this book words like bleak, abusive, depressing, harsh, and grim all come painfully to mind. I wanted so much to love this story--but..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 11 2015 by Sara ()
  • 2
    Eventide | Kent Haruf

    Eventide

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Kent Haruf
    • Narrated By George Hearn
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Performance
    (164)
    Story
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    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.

    Wonderful!

    This is a wonderful book, well read. The characters and their world will engage you, and leave you wanting more. Elegantly and sparely written, with..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 17 2004 by Bill L. (Hamden, CT)
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    Benediction | Kent Haruf

    Benediction

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Kent Haruf
    • Narrated By Mark Bramhall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Performance
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    Story
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    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 final days as comfortable as possible. Their daughter, Lorraine, hastens back from Denver to help look after him....

    Another Home Run for Haruf & Bramhall

    I’m sure many will not exactly enjoy this story—it’s hardly something to take to the beach, it’s quite the opposite. The subject (a dying patriarch) a..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 06 2013 by Adele (Columbus, OH, United States)