The Tie That Binds: A Novel Summary
Kent Haruf

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The Tie That Binds: A Novel Summary

As the story opens, Sanderson Roscoe is inside a corral working with cattle when a man who is dressed in yellow pants arrives. Sandy notes that the man can't figure out how to open the gate and climbs over, though his weight is not good for the gate. The man then tells Sandy that he's from the Denver Post and he's come to ask some questions about Edith Goodnough. Sandy notes...

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