50 States of Literature: Heading On Down to Colorado | Columbia Spectator

50 States of Literature: Heading On Down to Colorado | Columbia Spectator
The Columbia Spectator cruises into Colorado with Kent Haruf’s novel Plainsong:

Here, patches of snow sit among blue mounds of sandhill and dead sunflowers drop their loaded heads onto the black-top roads. In this atmosphere we find a land at once modernized and rural, brisk and dusty, where ice clings to the edge of sand-colored mountains.