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Henderson the Rain King

Bellow, Saul (Book - 2012 )
Henderson the Rain King


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Penguin Putnam

Saul Bellow evokes all the rich colors and exotic customs of a highly imaginary Africa in this acclaimed comic novel about a middle-aged American millionaire who, seeking a new, more rewarding life, descends upon an African tribe. Henderson’s awesome feats of strength and his unbridled passion for life win him the admiration of the tribe—but it is his gift for making rain that turns him from mere hero into messiah. A hilarious, often ribald story, Henderson the Rain King is also a profound look at the forces that drive a man through life.



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A middle-aged American millionaire goes to Africa in search of a more meaningful life and receives the adoration of an African tribe that believes he has a gift for rainmaking.

Authors: Bellow, Saul
Statement of Responsibility: Saul Bellow ; introduction by Adam Kirsch
Title: Henderson the rain king
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Classics,, c2012
Characteristics: xix, 330 p. ; 20 cm
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