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➵ [Reading] ➷ Our Souls at Night By Kent Haruf ➪ – Myportal.pro 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 familA 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 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 has 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 s.

O 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 provokes local comment and then the disapproval of their children and their nightly pattern is further di.

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PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro Kent Haruf was born in eastern Colorado He received his Bachelors of Arts in literature from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1965 and his Masters of Fine Arts from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa in 1973 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 Wyoming a rehabilitation

souls ebok night free Our Souls book Our Souls at Night MOBIO 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 provokes local comment and then the disapproval of their children and their nightly pattern is further di.

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  1. Julie Christine Julie Christine says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIKent 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 H


  2. Will Byrnes Will Byrnes says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIAnd 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


  3. Ron Charles Ron Charles says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIReaders 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


  4. Angela M Angela M says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIThere 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 books take place I fell in love with Louis Waters and Addie Moore and how they talk into the night about their lives and pasts their transgressions their hopes and desires their losses their families and how they bring joy to each other to ease the loneliness I love how the title so perfectly reflects this I love the humor and the honesty in their conversations I love that Haruf could even make fun of himself as readers of othe


  5. Jim Fonseca Jim Fonseca says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIEngaging 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 use


  6. Jaline Jaline says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIOnly 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


  7. Cheri Cheri says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIGrowing 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 arou


  8. Glenn Sumi Glenn Sumi says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIYou’d have to be stone hearted not to respond to this beautiful little novel about late in life love and companionshipIn a small Colorado town widowed neighbours Addie Moore and Louis Waters who've known each other for decades agree to share their nights together rather than sleep alone This arrangement doesn’t involve sex although gossiping neighbours assume it


  9. Bill Kerwin Bill Kerwin says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIThis 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 widow of seventy makes a visit to widower Louis Walters—a longtime neighbor but not someone she knows well—and makes him a “kind of proposal” “I wonder if you would come and sleep in the night with me and talk” It’s not about sex she adds—she thinks she lost the impulse long ago—but about “getting through the night” about “lying warm in bed companionably” The next night Louis takes her up on her offer And so begins the story of two “souls at night” sharing their histories their fears


  10. Jennifer Masterson Jennifer Masterson says:

    PDF/EPUB Kent Haruf î PDF/EPUB Our Souls at Night PDF/EPUB Ü Our Souls Epub / î myportal.pro souls ebok, night free, Our Souls book, Our Souls at Night MOBIThis 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 and half hours long but there is a lot of meaning and substance to itI'm ashamed to say that I have never read a Kent Haruf novel Since he has passed on I will have to start read


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