Excerpt from Father of the Rain by Lily King, plus links to reviews, author biography & more

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Father of the Rain

A Novel

by Lily King

Father of the Rain by Lily King
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  • First Published:
    Jul 2010, 384 pages
    Paperback:
    May 2011, 368 pages

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The grass feels good on my feet, thick and scratchy. I put my towel on the chair beside my mother.

Father of the Rain © 2010 by Lily King, reprinted with the permission of the publisher, Grove Atlantic, Inc.

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