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Henderson the Rain King (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)

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Bellow's glorious, spirited story of an eccentric American millionaire who finds a home of sorts in deepest Africa.

Synopsis:

Henderson has come to Africa on a spiritual safari, a quest for "the truth." His feats of strength, his passion for life, and, most importantly, his inadvertant "success" in bringing rain have made him a god-like figure among the tribes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140189421
Author:
Bellow, Saul
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Fables
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Africa -- Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin
Series Volume:
366
Publication Date:
19960601
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.72x5.16x.67 in. .54 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Henderson has come to Africa on a spiritual safari, a quest for "the truth." His feats of strength, his passion for life, and, most importantly, his inadvertant "success" in bringing rain have made him a god-like figure among the tribes.
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