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Plainsong

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Preceding the astonishing Eventide and Benediction, this is Kent Haruf's first novel set in the imaginary landscape of Holt, ... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Preceding the astonishing Eventide and Benediction, this is Kent Haruf's first novel set in the imaginary landscape of Holt, Colorado.

Zusatztext 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 characters' lives in with the landscape and weather that surround them. Zusammenfassung Preceding the astonishing Eventide and Benediction! this is Kent Haruf's first novel set in the imaginary landscape of Holt! Colorado. Informationen zum Autor Kent Haruf's honours include a Whiting Foundation 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. Benediction was shortlisted for the Folio Prize. He died in November 2014! at the age of seventy-one.

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 characters' lives in with the landscape and weather that surround them.

Vorwort
Preceding the astonishing Eventide and Benediction, this is Kent Haruf's first novel set in the imaginary landscape of Holt, Colorado.

Autorentext
Kent Haruf's honours include a Whiting Foundation 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. Benediction was shortlisted for the Folio Prize. He died in November 2014, at the age of seventy-one.

Klappentext

In Holt, Colorado, Tom Guthrie is struggling to bring up his two young sons alone. In the same town, school girl Victoria Roubideaux finds herself pregnant and homeless. Whilst Tom's sons find their way forward without their mother, quiet and gentle Harold and Raymond McPheron agree to take Victoria in, unaware that their lives are about to change forever. A novel of haunting beauty, Plainsong explores the grace and hope of every human life and mankind's infinity capacity for love.



Zusammenfassung
Preceding the astonishing Eventide and Benediction, this is Kent Haruf's first novel set in the imaginary landscape of Holt, Colorado.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Plainsong
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EAN: 9781447240440
ISBN: 978-1-4472-4044-0
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Genre: Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten: 304
Gewicht: 220g
Größe: H196mm x B196mm
Veröffentlichung: 10.02.2016
Jahr: 2013