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History of the Rain

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Bedbound in her attic room beneath the falling rain, in the margin between this world and the next, Plain Ruth Swain is in search of her father, Virgil. To find him, enfolded in the mystery of ancestors, Ruthie must first trace the jutting jaw lines, narrow faces, and gleamy skin of the Swains from the restless Reverend…

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  • Daughter of a dead poet; bedridden after a collapse at college; trying to find her father through stories and through generations of family history
    College student - female



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