Kent Haruf

“And they had folded his brother's hands across his suited chest, as if he would be preserved in this sanguine pose forever, but only the heavy callouses visible at the sides of his hands seemed real. It was only the callouses that appeared to be familiar and believable.”

Kent Haruf, Eventide
tags: death, grief
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Eventide (Plainsong, #2) Eventide by Kent Haruf
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