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History of the Rain

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
We are our stories. We tell them to stay alive or keep alive those who only live now in the telling. In Faha, County Clare, everyone is a long story....

Bedbound in her attic room beneath the falling rain, Plain Ruth Swain is in search of her father. To find him Ruthie must first trace the jutting jaw lines, narrow faces, and gleamy skin of the Swains from the restless Reverend Swain, her great-grandfather, to her father, Virgil - via pole-vaulting, leaping salmon, poetry and the 3,958 books piled high beneath the two skylights in her room.


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May 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: History of the Rain: A Novel
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 1-62040-647-0 / 978-1-62040-647-2 (USA edition)
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April 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: History of the Rain
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 1-4088-5202-0 / 978-1-4088-5202-6 (UK edition)
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November 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: History of the Rain: A Novel
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 1-62040-770-1 / 978-1-62040-770-7 (USA edition)
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: History of the Rain: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 1-4088-5205-5 / 978-1-4088-5205-7 (UK edition)
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2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: History Of The Rain
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 1-4088-6385-5 / 978-1-4088-6385-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing India Pvt Limited
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April 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: History of the Rain: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 1-4088-5203-9 / 978-1-4088-5203-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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October 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: History of the Rain
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October 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: History of the Rain
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October 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: History of the Rain
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September 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: History of the Rain
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September 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: History of the Rain
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Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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September 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: History of the Rain
Author(s): Niall Williams
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September 2014 : UK Audio CD
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Title: History of the Rain
Author(s): Niall Williams
ISBN: 1-4712-7233-8 / 978-1-4712-7233-2 (UK edition)
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May 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: History of the Rain: A Novel
Author(s): Niall Williams
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


April 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: History of the Rain: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014
Author(s): Niall Williams
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK