YA-This saga of seven residents of Holt, CO, details the problems they face and how they come together to solve them. discussing another novel by Kent Haruf on Reading Envy, [Poll Ballot] Plainsong by Kent Haruf - 4 stars, (Poll Ballot) Plainsong by Kent Haruf - 5000 stars, ‘Homegoing’ Author Returns with a Novel of Science and Faith. A beautifully written novel set in the rural town of Holt, Colorado, Welcome to the small town of Holt, Colorado and its surround countryside. A beautiful, heartbreaking and ultimately redemptive novel. She winds up with two brothers, Raymond and Harold McPheron, sheltered gentlemen who have spent their entire lives working the same ranch in the home in which they grew up.
Loved it. deutscher MwSt. As the milieu widens to embrace fully four generations, Kent Haruf displays an emotional and aesthetic authority to rival the past masters of a classic American tradition. 'With its gentle touch and simple, precise prose, Haruf's novel scores a direct hit on his readers' hearts. Regular, decent folk at their finest, with just a few bad eggs thrown in for seasoning and texture. Victoria. This is an unflinching look at how life's harshest challenges can draw unexpected people together and strengthen them. Stattdessen betrachtet unser System Faktoren wie die Aktualität einer Rezension und ob der Rezensent den Artikel bei Amazon gekauft hat. Not sure how such spare, simple writing managed to penetrate my stony exterior, but it did.
I also forgot that it was going to rip my heart out. One of my all time favorite books...beautifully written and spare...my favorite kind of novel. A novel of haunting beauty from one of America's greatest writers of our time, Plainsong explores the grace and hope of every human life and mankind's infinity capacity for love. Her... A heartstrong story of family and romance, tribulation and tenacity, set on the High Plains east of Denver. And Haruf knew exactly how to use words to show. Haruf's writing is as comforting to me as tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches on a cold winter day. She winds up with two brothers, Raymond and Harold McPheron, sheltered gentlemen who have spent their entire lives working the same ranch in the home in which they grew up. Juli 2018. Entdecken Sie jetzt alle Amazon Prime-Vorteile. Maggie talks the McPheron brothers into taking the pregnant teenager in, even though they have some reservations about this arrangement. Victoria Robideaux is 17 and pregnant. She shows true compassion and understanding and reweaves these "families". Geben Sie es weiter, tauschen Sie es ein, © 1998-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. oder Tochtergesellschaften, Literarische Belletristik (englischsprachig), Übersetzen Sie alle Bewertungen auf Deutsch, Lieferung verfolgen oder Bestellung anzeigen, Recycling (einschließlich Entsorgung von Elektro- & Elektronikaltgeräten). August 2016. There are so many reviews of this beloved book that all I will say is that I really enjoyed it. My second book by this author and it was just as beautiful as the first. Any time they were "on stage" I was smiling at their dear, sweet, sometimes bungling efforts to help and care for a young pregnant girl, Victoria.
Victoria Robideaux is 17 and pregnant. For two years, he taught English in Turkey with the Peace Corps and his other jobs have included a chicken farm in Colorado, a construction site in Wyoming, a rehabilitation. This is novel about small-town rural America. We do not guarantee that these techniques will work for you. Here was this man Tom Guthrie in Holt standing at the back window in the kitchen of his house smoking cigarettes and looking out over the back lot where the sun was just coming up. Wählen Sie ein Land/eine Region für Ihren Einkauf. -- Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine andere Ausgabe: kindle_edition. Nachdem Sie Produktseiten oder Suchergebnisse angesehen haben, finden Sie hier eine einfache Möglichkeit, diese Seiten wiederzufinden.
Holt, the fictional small town where this story is set, is like a big city compared to the place where I grew up and lived, for what it still is, the biggest part of my life. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I also forgot that it was going to rip my heart out. Kent Haruf was born in eastern Colorado. März 2000. I liked the McPherons, two older bachelors who ended opening up their homestead to a 17-year old girl, Victoria, whose mother threw her out once she discovered she was pregnant. The two wacky and wonderful old brothers who readily welcome a 17 year old (pregnant) teen into their home captured my heart early on as well as the two young curious brothers, abandoned by their mother, who befriend a lonely old woman, experience some pretty hard knocks and learn some facts of life by peering thru the window of an abandoned old shed. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Die Charaktere wachsen einem ans Herz und begleiten noch eine Weile, nachdem das Buch fertig gelesen ist. There's teenager Victoria Roubideaux, pregnant and homeless, taken in by two ageing, shy and somewhat taciturn cattle-farming brothers - and the changes wrought in all their lives as a result. It rang so true to my Eastern Colorado roots. Momentanes Problem beim Laden dieses Menüs. Außerdem analysiert es Rezensionen, um die Vertrauenswürdigkeit zu überprüfen.
All of them are struggling but it is their caring, kindness, and forgiving spirits that help them support one another. Living in the small Colorado town of Holt are Tom Guthrie, a high school teacher raising his two young boys alone; Victoria Roubideaux, a pregnant teenage girl with nowhere to go; and Harold and Raymond McPheron, two bachelor cattle rancher brothers. The story moves gently and beautifully and pulls you right in. Everyone is struggling here, and it's their decency, and their determination to care for one another, Haruf suggests, that gets them through. I might have put it down but had to keep reading as it is one of the choices of my book club for this next session. But that girl needs somebody . Five years later I'm still working on it (I get easily distracted) but after.
I can see why people are reading it in droves. Wählen Sie eine Sprache für Ihren Einkauf. In a way, that's true of the book, too.
Kent Haruf has a gorgeous ear, and a knack for rendering the simple complex. The story involves a high school teacher , his two young sons and the emotionally unavailable wife and mother. Victoria and the two lonely men adjust to one another and form a family unit that none of them has known before. Rezension aus dem Vereinigten Königreich vom 22. Her mother throws her out and she is taken in, for a time, by the kindly Maggie Jones. I felt that I personally recognized some of the characters in the story. --, It's a good thing young Ike and Bobby Guthrie are close, because they're in for a spell of loss and radical change. This award winning book takes place in a small town on the high plains of Colorado and chronicles the lives of some of it's struggling residents namely a lonely school teacher and his young sons who've been abandoned by their depressed wife and mother, a forgotten inbound widow, a caretaker and her elderly father, two rough on the exterior old bachelor brothers , and an abandoned pregnant teenage girl. Oh, what a beautiful book. I don't enjoy debates or big flare-up arguments, with loud splotches of emotion. Very endearing characters!! They need things on a regular schedule. The weaver of the fabric of this story is an unmarried teacher named Maggie. Set in Kent Haruf's fictional landscape of Holt County, Colorado, Plainsong is a story of simple lives told with extraordinary empathy. Will Victoria run away with the father of her baby? I know nothing is really supposed to happen and plot development is kept to a minimum but the story is turgid and ultimately unexciting. 2 Personen fanden diese Informationen hilfreich, Rezension aus Deutschland vom 5.
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