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Father of the rain

Author: Lily King
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Gardiner Amory is a New England WASP who is beginning to feel the cracks in his empire. Nixon is about to be impeached, his wife is leaving him, and his worldview is rapidly becoming outdated. His daughter, Daley, has spent the first eleven years of her life carefully negotiating her parents' conflicting worlds: the liberal, socially committed realm of her mother and the conservative, decadent, liquor-soaked life  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lily King
ISBN: 9780802119490 0802119492 9780802145345 0802145345
OCLC Number: 475444772
Awards: Winner of New England Book Award (Fiction) 2010
Description: 354 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Lily King.
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From the award-winning author of "The English Teacher" comes her most ambitious novel yet. King sets her sharply insightful family drama in an upper-middle-class suburb, where she traces a complex  Read more...

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"Father of the Rain is a big, powerful punch of a novel, a gripping epic about a father and daughter that plumbs the dark side of a family riven by addiction and mental illness. . . . There's Read more...

 
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