Plainsong by Kent Haruf


Monday, December 4 through Friday, December 22, 2023. Read by Jim Fleming.

In a small town, a high school teacher must raise his two boys alone after their mother retreats altogether. A teenage girl is pregnant, alone herself, with nowhere to go. And two elderly brothers work the family homestead, the only world they’ve ever known. A story of family and romance, tribulation and tenacity, set on the High Plains east of Denver.

(Knopf; ISBN-10: 0375406182)

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Theme: Soundtrack from the film “Brother’s Keeper” – “The Streets of Munsville, Roscoe’s Waterfall, Fiddler’s Elbow” – Jay Ungar & Molly Mason (Angel CDC 0777 7 54828 2 9) (album also called “Waltzing With You”)

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