Coverart for item
The Resource Henderson, the rain king, Saul Bellow

Henderson, the rain king, Saul Bellow

Label
Henderson, the rain king
Title
Henderson, the rain king
Statement of responsibility
Saul Bellow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The novel examines the midlife crisis of Eugene Henderson, an unhappy millionaire. The story concerns Henderson's search for meaning. A larger-than-life 55-year-old who has accumulated money, position, and a large family, he nonetheless feels unfulfilled. He makes a spiritual journey to Africa, where he draws emotional sustenance from experiences with African tribes
Member of
Summary
A story of 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
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
015028
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bellow, Saul
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin twentieth-century classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Africa
  • Americans
  • Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
Henderson, the rain king, Saul Bellow
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35151386
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780140072693
Lccn
96156976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35151386
Label
Henderson, the rain king, Saul Bellow
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35151386
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780140072693
Lccn
96156976
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35151386

Library Locations

    • Central LibraryBorrow it
      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.271302100000 -97.746016800000
Processing Feedback ...