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Father of the Rain

Gardiner Amory is a New England WASP who's beginning to feel the
cracks in his empire. Nixon is being impeached, his wife is leaving
him, and his worldview is rapidly becoming outdated. His daughter,
Daley, has spent the first 11 years of her life negotiating her
parents' conflicting worlds: the liberal, socially committed realm
of her mother and the conservative, decadent, liquor-soaked life of
her father. But when they divorce, and Gardiner's basest impulses
are unleashed, the chasm quickly widens and Daley is stretched
thinly across it.

As she reaches adulthood, Daley rejects the narrow world that
nourished her father's fears and prejudices, and embarks on her own
life --- until he hits rock bottom. Lured home by the dream of
getting her father sober, Daley risks everything she's found beyond
him, including her new love, Jonathan, in an attempt to repair a
trust broken years ago.

FATHER OF THE RAIN © Copyright 2011 by Lily King. Reprinted
with permission by Grove Press. All rights reserved.

Father of the Rain
by Lily King

  • Publication Date: May 10, 2011
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • ISBN-10: 0802145345
  • ISBN-13: 9780802145345