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History of the rain : a novel

Author: Niall Williams
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Ruthie Swain, the bedridden daughter of a dead poet, tries to find her father through stories -- and through generations of family history in County Clare.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Named Person: A Andrae; Englisch
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niall Williams
ISBN: 9781620406472 1620406470
OCLC Number: 876046961
Description: 358 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Niall Williams.

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Ruthie Swain, the bedridden daughter of a dead poet, tries to find her father through stories -- and through generations of family history in County Clare.

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