Bellow evokes all the rich colour and exotic customs of a highly imaginary Africa in this 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 earns him the admiration of the tribe - but it is his gift ...Read MoreBellow evokes all the rich colour and exotic customs of a highly imaginary Africa in this 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 earns 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.Read Less
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Very Good. 0670366552 facsimile of the original 1st edition-yellow dust jacket with African mask etc-black cover with orange/red text-minor wear to dust jacket (now in mylar cover) otherwise cover and binding like new contents clean-enjoy.
Bill Preston jacket painting. Very good in very good dust jacket. (US). Sewn binding. QUARTER/Cloth SPINE AREAover boards. With dust jacket. 1959 VIKING BOOK in excellent condition with a bright gold/black dust jacket. brodart cover, the quarter cloth beige spine area is clean and has an organce lettering, but d.j. is very clean. Note: There is a newspaper article of author's RAVELSTEIN in this book. Book is set in Linotype cream Roman 4th book work. 341 PAGES. clean endpapers. A list of books and dates published on back d.j. since 1944 to 1976. 1976 NObel Prize in Literature was awarded to this author all books published by Viking.
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