Where You Once Belonged

Where You Once Belonged

A Novel

Book - 2000
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In Where You Once Belonged , the bestselling and award-winning novelist of Eventide , Kent Haruf tells of a small-town hero who is dealt an enviable hand--and cheats with all of the cards.

Deftly plotted, defiantly honest, Where You Once Belonged sings the song of a wounded prairie community in a narrative with the earmarks of a modern American classic. In prose as lean and supple as a spring switch, Haruf describes a high school football star who wins the heart of the loveliest girl in the county and the admiration of men twice his age. Fun-loving, independent, Burdette engages in the occasional prank. But when he turns into a man, his high jinks turn into crimes--with unspeakable consequences. Now, eight years later, Burdette has returned to commit his greatest trespass of all. And the people of Holt may not be able to stop him.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2000.
Edition: 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
ISBN: 9780375708701
0375708707
Branch Call Number: HAR
Characteristics: 176 p.

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Sep 01, 2015

Awful. Don't even think about it.

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