The Small Rain

The Small Rain

Book - 1984
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Madeleine L'Engle's classic young adult books include "A Wrinkle in Time," "A Swiftly Planet," and "Certain Women." "The Small Place," an adult novel, focuses on Katherine Forrester, the daughter of distinguished musical artists, whose career as a concert pianist evolves through loves and losses. Katherine is a child growing up in a refined, yet bohemian, artistic ambience--theatrical as well as musical . . . . [Her] adolescence is lonely and difficult, but as Katherine advances to young womanhood, her heart as well as her talent is promisingly engaged ("Publishers Weekly").
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1984, c1945.
Edition: 1st Farrar, Straus, and Giroux ed.
ISBN: 9780374266370
Branch Call Number: F LEN
Characteristics: xii, 371 p. ; 21 cm.


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Jun 15, 2013

Ultimately a charming story of a girl growing up in two worlds, surrounded by actors and musicians, but the dialogue was frustratingly simple. I feared an unfulfilling ending, but it did not disappoint -- it was consistent with the rest of the story.


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