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Rain God

by Arturo Islas

  • 155 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7434015M
ISBN 100380763931
ISBN 109780380763931

  The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Rain Gods (Hackberry Holland Series #2) by James Lee Burke at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.4/4(90).   The rain god by Arturo Islas, September 1, , There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one? Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital by: 9.

Already a Southwestern classic as beautiful, subtle and profound as the desert itself Arturo Islas's The Rain God is a breathtaking masterwork of contemporary literature. Set in a fictional small town on the Texas-Mexico border, it tells the funny, sad and quietly outrageous saga of the children and grandchildren of Mama Chona the indomitable. African African mythology. Anẓar, god of rain in Berber mythology.; Achek, wife of the rain god Deng in Dinka mythology; Mangwe, a water spirit known as "the flooder" in the beliefs of the Ila people of Zambia; Oya, goddess of violent rainstorms in Yoruba mythology; Sinvula, god of rain in Bantu mythology; Nanvula/Nomvula goddess of rain Bantu mythology; Mbaba Mwana Waresa, goddess of rain.

  (This is my post on Padilla’s work and Islas. Dropbox did not allow me to open the “Mosquita y Mari”.) Arturo Islas’ novel The Rain God is not praised in Chicano literature due to its unsavory characters and the threat people believe they have on the Chicano community. Islas presents a story composed of a main character, Miguel Chico, which comes across as gay. Click to read more about The Rain God by Arturo Islas. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. I'm certainly curious to read the next book. Islas intended it to be a trilogy, but sadly died before the third book was completed/5(3).


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