The Resource Our souls at night, Kent Haruf

Our souls at night, Kent Haruf

Label
Our souls at night
Title
Our souls at night
Statement of responsibility
Kent Haruf
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Addie Moore's husband died years ago, so did Louis Waters' wife, and, as neighbours in Holt, Colorado they have naturally long been aware of each other. With their children now far away both live alone in houses empty of family. The nights are terribly lonely, especially with no one to talk to. Then one evening Addie pays Louis an unexpected visit. Their brave adventures-their pleasures and their difficulties-form the beating heart of Our Souls at Night. Kent Haruf's final novel is an exquisite and moving story about love and growing old with grace. It is a lasting tribute to the extraordinary author who wrote it
Summary
Addie Moore and Louis Waters, a widow and widower each living alone, forge a loving bond over their shared loneliness, provoking local gossip and the disapproval of their grown children in ways that are further complicated by an extended visit by a sad young grandchild
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
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Character
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10401385
Cataloging source
BT
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Haruf, Kent
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Grandparent and child
  • Widowers
  • Loneliness
  • Memory
  • Colorado
Target audience
adult
Label
Our souls at night, Kent Haruf
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781447299356
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781447299356
Label
Our souls at night, Kent Haruf
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781447299356
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781447299356

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