Henderson the Rain King (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

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9780140189421: Henderson the Rain King (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

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

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