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Kent Haruf
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Sanderson Roscoe

The narrator. Sanderson, also called "Sandy" by some, is born and raised on the farm down the road from where the Goodnoughs live. He is the son of John Roscoe, who was in love with Edith Goodnough, but who married someone else after Edith refused to leave her father and brother on the farm. Sandy is raised to be honest and respectful. He gives up an entire summer one year to help Edith's father plow land so Edith did not have to run the tractor on top of all the other chores she tends.

Sandy believes in a person's right to live his or her life as he or she sees fit. It's for this reason that he fights off the rescue personnel who arrive first at the home of Edith Goodnough when the house is on fire and the reason he doesn't say anything or judge...

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