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Kent Haruf (1943–2014)

Author of Plainsong

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Kent Haruf was born in Pueblo, Colorado on February 24, 1943. He received a BA from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1965 and an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa in 1973. His first novel, The Tie That Binds, was published in 1984 and won a Whiting Writers' Prize. His other works included Where You Once Belonged, Plainsong, Benediction, and Our Souls at Night. He spent 30 years teaching English and writing at several universities including Southern Illinois University and Nebraska Wesleyan University. He died on November 30, 2014 at the age of 71. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Plainsong 5,196 copies, 199 reviews
Our Souls at Night 2,065 copies, 203 reviews
Eventide 1,734 copies, 76 reviews
Benediction 1,034 copies, 97 reviews
The Tie That Binds 832 copies, 33 reviews
Where You Once Belonged 535 copies, 20 reviews
West of Last Chance 50 copies, 1 review
Plainsong [2004 TV movie] (Author) 5 copies
The Best American Short Stories 1987 (Contributor) 119 copies
Granta 109: Work (Contributor) 108 copies, 1 review
Granta 129: Fate (Contributor) 53 copies, 1 review
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