Rainwater

Rainwater

Book - 2009 | 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
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In a time of drought and economic depression in 1934, Ella Barron runs her boardinghouse in Texas while caring for her son, Solly, and responds to the calm influence of one of her boarders, David Rainwater, while facing the tension and uncertainty around her.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781439172773
1439172773
Branch Call Number: FIC BROWN
Characteristics: 247 p. ; 21 cm.

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Marilynhofman
Mar 30, 2013

Very touching. I read and reread to discern time-frame and relationships. Quick read but quite emotional.

kelleypoole Dec 14, 2012

I just stumbled on this from the shelves and loved it. It's so refreshing to read a book that isn't filled with curse words and people texting! I loved the ease and depth. It was a return to a more heroic symbolism of doing good.

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bookpusher
Aug 03, 2011

I actually listened to this on CD in the car and it was very calming. Love Victor Slezak's voice....I otherwise would have never picked this one up. Its a much different book than I normally read. I really enjoyed it.

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sputnik54
Apr 20, 2011

A number of mistakes in the details of the Depression.

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jams
Aug 08, 2010

A good read, gentle yet descriptive of the harshness of those times and those living through it. Enjoyed it very much.

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kelliet
Apr 24, 2010

Very good read. I like the detail that was gone into and not having the hardships of the times glossed over.

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ireader
Jan 18, 2010

An excellent enjoyable read, a good introduction to Sandra Brown. Reminiscent of To Kill a Mockingbird.

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