Resultados para: kent haruf
Em Holt, no Colorado, Addie Moore faz uma visita inesperada a seu vizinho, Louis Waters. Viúvos e septuagenários, os dois lidam diariamente com noites solitárias em suas grandes casas vazias. Addie propõe a Louis que ele passe a fazer companhia a ela...
A spare yet eloquent, bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who, in advanced age, come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent future. In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all...sob encomenda
SHORTLISTED FOR THE FOLIO PRIZE.One long last summer for Dad Lewis in his beloved town, Holt, Colorado. As old friends pass in and out to voice their farewells and good wishes, Dad'apos;s wife and daughter work to make his final days as comfortable...
Harold and Raymond McPheron are finally waving goodbye to their beloved Victoria, a young mother with a first chance at an education. Betty and Luther Wallace are struggling to keep their heads above water and their children out of care, and in the...
With an introduction by Peter CareyI suppose it is crazy. I don'apos;t know. I don'apos;t even care. But that girl needs somebody . . . And you old solitary bastards need somebody too. Somebody or something besides an old red cow to care about and...
Heavy-built Jack Burdette is quite literally too big for his boots - and too big, certainly, for the small-town attitudes of Holt, Colorado. But when he fails to make the grade as a college footballer, and takes a job with the local farmers'apos;...
In The Tie that Binds, his critically acclaimed first novel, Kent Haruf delivers the sweeping tale of eighty-year-old Edith Goodnough. Narrated by her neighbour, Edith'apos;s tragedies unfold: a tough childhood, a mother'apos;s death, a violence that...
'apos;Absolutely beautiful'apos; The Times'apos;Luminous'apos; Ursula K Le Guin, Guardian'apos;I loved Our Souls at Night'apos; David NichollsThis is a love story. A story about growing old with grace.Addie Moore and Louis Waters have been neighbours...
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...sob encomenda
A story about growing old with grace. Addie Moore and Louis Waters have been neighbours for years. Now they both live alone, their houses empty of family, their quiet nights solitary. Then one evening Addie pays Louis a visit.Soon to be a major film...
Haruf,Kent; Stechschulte,Tom (NRT)(538604)
From the unsettled lives of a small-town teacher struggling to raise two boys alone in the face of their mother's retreat from life, a pregnant teenage girl with nowhere to go, and two elderly bachelor farmers emerges a new vision of life and family...
A novel of small-town life in the high plains region around Holt, Colorado, follows the challenges, emotional upheaval, tragedies, and intertwined destinies of the local inhabitants as they cope with the changes they encounter.