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11.99 Benediction

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; her devotion softens the bitter absence of their estranged son, Frank,… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

Haruf evokes a deep sense of comfort and support, even as the rhythms of life wind down, as if there is something undefined but beautiful about the way we are ushered out of this world.

Benediction captures the full meaning of life by representing its many stages through the eyes and thoughts of the denizens of Holt. With insight and compassion, Kent Haruf paints an indelible word portrait that readers will not soon forget.

Book Details  

Publisher: Vintage (February 26, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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