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Rain

Gunn, Kirsty

ISBN 10: 0802134475 / ISBN 13: 9780802134479
Published by Grove Press, 1996
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Title: Rain

Publisher: Grove Press

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Issued without a dust Jacket

Edition: First Paperback Edition

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The debut of an astonishing new literary talent, Rain proves that Gunn is already a master of her craft. Twelve-year-old Janey and her younger brother, Jim, spend summers at a lake with their parents. Ignored for long stretches and then called upon suddenly to mix drinks or receive drunken kisses, the children huddle together in tenderness, protecting each other from the unpredictable moods of the dark adult world that surrounds them.

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Kirsty Gunn published her first novel with Faber in 1994 and since then has written five works of fiction, including short stories and a collection of fragments and meditations. Translated in over twelve territories, and widely anthologised, her books have been broadcast, turned into film and dance theatre, and are the recipient of various prizes and awards, including the Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year. A regular contributor to various newspapers and magazines, she is also Professor of Writing Practice and Study at the University of Dundee, where she established and directs the writing programme. She lives in London and Scotland with her husband and two daughters.

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