For a second time the residents of Holt, Colorado, have been brought to life by the immense talents of author Kent Haruf. Five years ago, Haruf first introduced the denizens of this rural western community to the world. That novel, PLAINSONG, became an award-winning novel, a finalist for the National Book Award, and recently a "Hallmark Hall of Fame" television movie. EVENTIDE is Haruf's return visit to Holt, an opportunity for the reader to follow the lives of many of the characters first introduced in PLAINSONG and to meet other residents of the community as well.
The primary focus of EVENTIDE is on the lives of a unique family unit that foun