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Rainwater
Rainwater
Author: Sandra Brown
The year is 1934.  With the country in the stranglehold of drought and economic depression, Ella Barron runs her Texas boardinghouse with an efficiency that ensures her life will be kept in balance.  Between chores of cooking and cleaning for her residents, she cares for her ten-year-old son, Solly, a sweet but challenging child whose ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781439172773
ISBN-10: 1439172773
Publication Date: 11/3/2009
Pages: 256
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 175 ratings
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 4
A very different book by Sandra Brown, but also very moving. This book is different from what she has been writing for the past 20 years. She was unsure how it would be accepted by her fans. I not only accepted it, I loved it! It shows she is an excellent storyteller.
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Helpful Score: 4
A very different venue for a love story from Sandra Brown. She deals with several subjects in the book - the Depression, racial prejudice and autism among them -- in a very caring and compassionate way. A good book which I really enjoyed.
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Helpful Score: 3
Not at all like Sandra Brown's other books of romance and intrigue, which I absolutely love. Another I'll add to my keeper shelf. I loved it!
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Helpful Score: 2
Sandra Brown is one of my favorite authors. I was hesitant at first to read this book since it is different from what she usually writes. But I'm glad I read it. I learned a few things reading this book.
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Helpful Score: 2
This a totally different book for Sandra Brown. I loved it! Oh, that she would write more like it!
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Very good reading. Sort of a surprise ending. Kept my interest all the way thru. Hated to put it down.
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A bit of a departure for Sandra Brown. I liked the way it ended. I liked the characters. A period in American history that is shown here not chosen very often but one I like.
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Good book! Not the usual Sandra Brown novel. An example of neighbors coming together during hard times and standing up for their convictions. Heart felt and true love enduring.

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People/Characters
Ella Barron (Primary Character)
David Rainwater (Primary Character)
Solly Barron (Major Character)
Conrad Ellis (Major Character)
Brother Calvin (Major Character)
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