Haruf's simple writing style is deceiving, as he is a master of creating such real characters.
You will be thrilled when the narrator finds his true love and you will be disgusted when you read the bitter and shocking ending.
I do think there is a bit more character development in this book than there was in Plainsong.
Just can't get enough of Kent Haruf books . . . love the way he writes!!Published 10 days ago by Marcia Harrison
I would have liked to know more at the end. He left too many stories unfinished.Published 11 days ago by lillian lewis
Kent Haruf has done to Holt County what Garrison Keiller did for Lake Wobegon. The story doesn't always turn out the way you would like it to turn out, but neither does life. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John C. Gilg
I enjoyed the story. But I thought the ending was a bit far fetched. It seemed he rushed to end the story.Published 2 months ago by Russ
Haruf's has staked out the small Western town of Holt for his writing. Life is constrained by more than physical borders. Read morePublished 4 months ago by B. White
T knew that Jack would be back to claim his family, but I really thought that Pat would shot him dead. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rella H. Lafear
I really enjoyed this book. Haruf's simple writing style is deceiving, as he is a master of creating such real characters. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jennifer O. Jones
I grew up in ND and I enjoy reading stories by ND authors. Many authors write about ND but have never lived there. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sharleen Birkimer
I have now read all of Kent Haruf's books and highly recommend them. His books are not very long, but one gets totally involved with the characters and Mr. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Nancy C.