Benediction

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    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's wife and daughter work to make his final days as comfortable as possible, knowing all is tainted by the heart-break of an absent son. Next door, a little girl with a troubled past moves in with her grandmother, and down town another new arrival, the Reverend Rob Lyle, attempts to mend strained relationships of his own. Utterly beautiful, and devastating yet affirming, Kent Haruf's Benediction explores the pain, the compassion and the humanity of ordinary people.

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    Number of Pages: 272
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781447227533
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    Listed in: Modern & contemporary fiction
    Publisher: PICADOR

    Books by Kent Haruf

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