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Book Review

Benediction By Kent Haruf

Alfred A Knopf, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-307-95988-1
$25.95, 258pp.

Reviewed by Eduardo Rey Brummel

With the 1984 publication of his first novel, The Ties That Bind, Kent Haruf introduced Holt, Colorado to the rest of the world. Haruf’s fifth novel, Benediction, arrived this past February – its initial paragraphs placing the main character into the trouble that will be the story:

Go on ahead, Dad Lewis said, say it.