Plainsong / Kent Haruf ; with an introduction by Peter Carey.

By: Haruf, Kent [author.]Contributor(s): Carey, Peter, 1943- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Picador classicsEdition: Picador classic editionDescription: xi, 287 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781447289517Subject(s): Families -- Fiction | Colorado -- Fiction | City and town life -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. DDC classification: 813.54 Summary: Set in Kent Haruf's fictional landscape of Holt County, Colorado, Plainsong is a story of simple lives told with extraordinary empathy. Tom Guthrie is struggling to bring up his two young sons alone, and in the same town, school girl Victoria Roubideaux is pregnant and homeless. Whilst Tom's boys find their way forward without their mother, brothers Harold and Raymond McPheron, gentle, solitary, gruff and unpolished agree to take Victoria in, unaware that their lives will change for ever.
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First published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

Set in Kent Haruf's fictional landscape of Holt County, Colorado, Plainsong is a story of simple lives told with extraordinary empathy. Tom Guthrie is struggling to bring up his two young sons alone, and in the same town, school girl Victoria Roubideaux is pregnant and homeless. Whilst Tom's boys find their way forward without their mother, brothers Harold and Raymond McPheron, gentle, solitary, gruff and unpolished agree to take Victoria in, unaware that their lives will change for ever.

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