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The Resource Plainsong, by Kent Haruf

Plainsong, by Kent Haruf

Label
Plainsong
Title
Plainsong
Statement of responsibility
by Kent Haruf
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ambitious, but never seeming so, Kent Haruf reveals a whole community as he interweaves the stories of a pregnant high school girl, a lonely teacher, a pair of boys abandoned by their mother, and a couple of crusty bachelor farmers. From simple elements, Haruf achieves a novel of wisdom and grace--a narrative that builds in strength and feeling until, as in a choral chant, the voices in the book surround, transport, and lift the reader off the ground. -- Publisher description
Member of
Summary
An unlikely extended family is formed when a high school teacher helps a pregnant student make a home with two elderly bachelor ranchers
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2000.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
Awards note
National Book Award Finalist.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
032868
Cataloging source
IKG
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
770
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3558.A716
LC item number
P58 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Plainsong
Series volume
bk. 1
Target audience
adult
Label
Plainsong, by Kent Haruf
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8508692
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780375705854
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99015606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45011638
  • u110625
Label
Plainsong, by Kent Haruf
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8508692
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780375705854
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99015606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm45011638
  • u110625

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