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[Read] ➼ Our Souls at Night ➹ Kent Haruf – Tushna-hram.ru A spare yet elouent bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who in advanced age come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent futureIn the familRead Our Souls at Night Kent Haruf Tushna hramru A spare yet elouent bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who in advanced age come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent futureIn the famil A spare yet elouent bittersweet yet inspiring story of a man and a woman who in advanced age come together to wrestle with the events of their lives and their hopes for the imminent futureIn the familiar setting of Holt Colorado home to all of Kent Haruf's fiction Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor Louis Waters Her husband died years ago as did Our Souls ePUB his wife and in such a small town they naturally have long been aware of each other if not exactly friends; in fact Addie was uite fond of Louis's wife His daughter Holly lives hours away in Colorado Springs; her son Gene even farther away in Grand Junction What Addie ha

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S come to ask—since she and Louis have been living alone for so long in houses now empty of family and the nights are so terribly lonely—is whether he might be willing to spend them with her in her bed so they can have someone to talk withLouis is surprised even shocked that she would've thought of him though he soon is brave enough to try impressed by the courage of her proposal And so their lives now find a new rhythm and their conversations range freely if sometimes haltingly through their personal histories his work as a high school English teacher; the loss of her teenage daughter and the harm this did to her marriage as well as their son; his brief affair as a young husband and father which Addie had heard about; their youthful aspirations and middle age disappointments and compromises; the joy both feel in at last being able to express the woof and weave of their experiences This unusual arrangement as Addie predicted p

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Our Souls at NightRovokes local comment and then the disapproval of their children and their nightly pattern is further disrupted when her son whose wife has departed for California asks Addie to take in his six year old son Jamie for the summer while he tries to solve his various troublesJamie is confused and hurt of course but gradually finds comfort in the company of his grandmother and her friend Louis neither of whom has spent much time with kids in years but in turn learn how to all over again Teaching the boy to play catch Adopting a dog from the local shelter A camping trip in the mountains a trip to the county fair simple pleasures that are a hallmark of Haruf's fiction As are the things that jeopardize them from the death of a mutual friend to family tensions that suddenly test Addie and Louis's ability to withstand them And the subtle denouement then sweeps both of these amazing people forward—heartbreakingly hearteningly into the unknown

FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Kent Haruf was born in eastern Colorado He received his Bachelors of Arts in literature from Nebraska Wesleyan University in and his Masters of Fine Arts from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa in For two years he taught English in Turkey with the Peace Corps and his other jobs have included a chicken farm in Colorado a construction site in Our Souls ePUB ✓ Wyoming a rehabilitation.

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  • Julie Christine

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightKent Haruf wrote Our Souls at Night under a death sentence Despite knowing his life was coming to a sooner end than it should or perhaps because of this he created a story about finding love in the final chapter Our Souls at Night is simply profoundly an exuisite homage to love And it broke my heart Because the story Because there will be no I read Our Souls at Night in one sitting and wept in the final pages Even now thinking of endings of the ending of this book the ending of an author I adore I weep I weep for aging bodies for small mean minds that do such damage for the elderly forgotten and alone I weep for all the stories we will never witness And I come full circle to mourn a cherished voice silenced by disease and death Kent Haruf is the author I take to other countries pressing his name into the ears of readers not familiar with his work Plainsong I say Eventide Benediction Purity Wisdom Grace An American voice like no other An


  • Will Byrnes

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightAnd then there was the day when Addie Moore made a call on Louis Waters Louis and Addie are both getting on in their 70s Louis having lost his wife a year back Addie a widow for some time Both are lonely and could do with some company While they have known each other for a long time they have never been close Acuaintances than friends Until Addie suggests that it would be a great help given her trouble sleeping if Louis would consent to sleep with her not hide the salami sleep together but sleep and talk in the same bed overnight companionship Louis decides to give it a try Addie and Louis slowly begin to share their histories The biddies of Holt male and female are taken aback of course at the presumed impropriety as if once elderly and alone it was somehow sinful to still want to have a life There are scenes in which they each are put on the spot and made to defend themselves to snickering locals about their arrangement Feel free to cheer Fueli


  • Ron Charles

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightReaders took their time finding Kent Haruf but he was a patient man who didn’t care much for the trappings of fame anyhow His popularity swelled uickly though when he published his third novel “Plainsong” in 1999 at the age of 56 The book was a bestseller for months and a finalist for the National Book Award which meant he had to dress up for the ceremony in New York and wear a medal on a ribbon around his neck and feel genuinely uncomfortable Afterward he told the New York Times “We’re nuts crazy in this country about fame We expect


  • Angela M

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightThere are a few contemporary writers who will make a lasting mark and Kent Haruf is most certainly one of them His uiet stories in their simplicity are meaningful thoughtful stories reflecting the complexity of the human condition In his final novel published posthumously Haruf has given us another gift I fell in love with this book from page one the first sentence and then the perfect description of Cedar Street in Holt Colorado the place where all his b


  • Jim Fonseca

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightEngaging and touching A 70 year old widow in a small Colorado town goes over one day to a neighbor’s house He’s a widower a nice guy she knew from the days when she used to be good friends with his wife She makes an audacious proposal We’re both lonely; why don’t you come over at night and sleep with me no sex we’ll just talk It worksOf course the local gossips get wind of this but at their age neither of them cares They decide to flaunt their relationship goin


  • Jaline

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightOnly a few people can say they attended their grand mother’s wedding I am one of them My Grannie was a widow for 15 years met Gramps at a church outing and they married about 2 months after Grannie’s 70th birthday Grannie was a joy in our lives – lots of stories songs and best of all for me a wonderful correspondent She was my most faithful pen pal for years Gramps was about a year and half younger than Grannie and she would tease us about her marrying a ‘


  • Cheri

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightGrowing up the earliest years of my childhood my paternal grandparents lived close by my father was a pilot and was freuently gone for days and I spent many days in my grandparent’s tiny caretaker apartment I would follow my grandfather around while he polished the pews of the church spruced up the grounds sat by his side and “helped” him write his poetry or just “sit a spell and ponder’ with him With my grandmother I’d help piece her uilts together or help her in their tiny kitchen making cookies dough for bread baking bread She would invariably send me home with a small ball of dough for my as a reminder tha


  • Glenn Sumi

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightYou’d have to be stone hearted not to respond to this beautiful little novel about late in life love and compani


  • Bill Kerwin

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightThis novella by the author of Plainsong 1999 may be short but it is large enough to contain two “souls” and enough of the small town of Holt Colorado to bring it vividly to lifeThe story is a simple one One evening Addie Moore a


  • Jennifer Masterson

    FREE READER Ê DOC Our Souls at Night É TUSHNAHRAM Our Souls at NightThis is an absolutely beautiful story of two people who give comfort to each late in life I laughed and I cried I just loved this novel It is so well written and so lovelyLouis and Addy are living in Holt Colorado They've known each other for many many years One day 70 year old Addy approaches Louis and asks him if he will come stay with her at night to sleep with her This is not a sexual thing Addy is having trouble sleeping Louis ends up going along with this I loved the stories that they told to each other including their tragedies that made me cry I also loved Addie's curious Grandson and the dog that they got him The neighbors gossiped but that didn't keep them apart I listened to the the audio version of this book It is exuisitely narrated by Mark Bramhall This is a short book It is only three