Plainsong for Caitlin (American Dreams
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Plainsong for Caitlin (American Dreams

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL9622012M
ISBN 100606097546
ISBN 109780606097543

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Plainsong for Caitlin [Rees Elizabeth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(7). Plainsong is a bestselling novel by Kent Haruf.. Set in the fictional town of Holt, Colorado, it tells the interlocking stories of some of the inhabitants. The title comes from a type of unadorned music sung in Christian churches, and is a reference to both the Great Plains setting and the simple style of the writing.. The novel was adapted in into a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie on Author: Kent Haruf. Get this from a library! Plainsong for Caitlin. [Elizabeth M Rees] -- Caitlin and Rebecca's world crumbles when they hear of the disaster at sea in which thier father is killed. With meager funds, the sisters leave New Bedford to begin a new life on the western. Plainsong is the marvelous story of how seven extraordinary members of a tiny prairie community--two dedicated teachers, two young boys wise beyond their years, a pair of wonderfully idiosyncratic rancher brothers and a pregnant high school girl--come together, in the face of great difficulties, to form the most appealing extended family in contemporary fiction.

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