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Lizzie Curry, a very plain young woman, lives on a drought stricken farm with her father and two brothers, who have been trying to marry her off for ages. One day an exciting man comes to the farm claiming to be a rainmaker. For a fee he will get it to rain. He also begins making romantic moves on Lizzie, who after some hesitation falls under his spell. The family engages his services and despite the fact that he is a con man, manages to make Lizzie see herself in a new light.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   farm poverty Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Lover is    -   a criminal (possibly)

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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