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Kent Haruf Message Board 5/30/2009 11:34:35 AM
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Author Haruf's Book Reviews

The author presents characters caught up in the struggle for happiness in a rural setting. Guthrie, a high-school teacher, has to face his wife's depression and her desire to separate from him. Their boys, Ike and Bobby, aged nine and ten, have to accept their mother's leaving them. Victoria Robideaux, a pregnant teenager, deserted by her boyfriend, and thrown out of her mother's house, must find a means of survival on her own. Maggie Jones, the hig...