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Author Haruf, Kent.

Title Plainsong / by Kent Haruf.

Published New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1999.

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 UniM Bail  813.54 HARUF    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 301 pages ; 25 cm
Summary "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, with nowhere to go. And out in the country, two brothers, elderly bachelors, work the family homestead, the only world they've ever known."--BOOK JACKET. "From these unsettled lives emerges a vision of life, and of the town and landscape that bind them together - their fates somehow overcoming the powerful circumstances of place and station, their confusion, curiosity, dignity and humor intact and resonant."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject City and town life -- Colorado -- Fiction.
Families -- Colorado -- Fiction.
Colorado -- Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
ISBN 0375406182 (alk. paper)