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Archive: Other Books > Plainsong - Kent Haruf - five shining stars

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Susie | 4488 comments This is my second Haruf and I am beginning to think he can do no wrong. I absolutely adore his writing style. It is so simple but so powerful. He paints stories about everyday life in a way that is incredibly appealing to me. I found my heart aching while I was reading this story. The characters were wonderful, particularly the brothers, both young and old. I will most cetainly be continuing with this series.


Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 6004 comments Love Kent Haruf ... so sad that he is no longer with us.


Susie | 4488 comments Isn't it sad. We'll just have to re-read his books.


Ellen | 2215 comments I love that you love him! This is my favorite book of all time.


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Anita Pomerantz | 6543 comments I must try this author! All I hear is raves . . .


Denizen (den13) | 1138 comments It's always a pleasure to see a new fan!

Haruf is the only author I've seen in person, and the only author with national stature that has been invited to speak at my library. (I assume it's a funding issue). He was as warm as his books.


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Jennifer Pope (jenjunum) | 902 comments My friend ratings on this one are so interesting. Most in love but sprinkled with a few low ratings. I love good characters.


Nicole D. | 1490 comments Loved it too! Pretty much went same order as you


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