The Tie That Binds

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.28 hours)
Product Number: Z100121445
Released: Jul 04, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780525496991
Narrator/s: Danny Campbell
Publisher: Books on Tape
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From the bestselling author of Eventide, The Tie That Binds is a powerfully eloquent tribute to the arduous demands of rural America, and of the tenacity of the human spirit. Colorado, January 1977. Eighty-year-old Edith Goodnough lies in a hospital bed, IV taped to the back of her hand, police officer at her door. She is charged with murder. The clues: a sack of chicken feed slit with a knife, a milky-eyed dog tied outdoors one cold afternoon. The motives: the brutal business of farming and a family code of ethics as unforgiving as the winter prairie itself. Here, Kent Haruf delivers the sweeping tale of a woman of the American High Plains, as told by her neighbor, Sanders Roscoe. As Roscoe shares what he knows, Edith's tragedies unfold: a childhood of pre-dawn chores, a mother's death, a violence that leaves a father dependent on his children, forever enraged. Here is the story of a woman who sacrifices her happiness in the name of family-and then, in one gesture, reclaims her freedom.

Author(s): Kent Haruf
Original Publish Date: Jul 04, 2017

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Author(s): Kent Haruf
Product Number EB00170821
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780307560643

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