The rain man by Helga Aichinger

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Published by Dobson in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

This translation originally published, New York: Watts, 1970. Originally published as "Der Regenmann und die Regenfrau". Reutlingen: Ensslin, 1968.

Book details

Statement(by) Helga Aichinger.
LC ClassificationsUnclassified
The Physical Object
Pagination(27)p.(chiefly col illus) ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16714452M
ISBN 100234775106

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Synopsis. When car dealer Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) learns that his estranged father has died, he returns home to Cincinnati, where he discovers that he has an autistic older brother named Raymond (Dustin Hoffman) and that his father's $3 million fortune is being left to the mental institution in which Raymond lives%(K).

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Directed by Barry Levinson. With Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen. Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.8/10(K).

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Barry Morrow, the writer of "Rain Man," chose the title of the movie by flipping through a book of names to find which ones sounded best when mispronounced. He narrowed it down to Raymond (“Rain Man”) and Norman (“No Man”) before asking his children, who chose Raymond. There's nothing super earth-shattering going on with the storytelling in Rain Man there's really only the one storyline about Charlie's growth from a selfish yuppie to a caring brother, and though the setting jumps around quite a bit, the narrative technique is rock steady and linear.

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