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PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Father of the Rain Award winning author Lily King s Father of the Rain spans three decades in a riveting psychological portrait of a wildly charismatic patriarch as seen through the eyes of his daughter .
In her most ambitious novel to date critically acclaimed author Lily King sets her sharply insightful family drama in an upper middle class East Coast suburb where she traces a complex and volatile father daughter relationship from the s to the present day .
When eleven year old Daley Amory s mother leaves her father Daley is thrust into a chaotic adult world of competition indulgence and manipulation Unable to place her allegiance she gently toes the thickening line between her parents incompatible worlds the increasingly liberal socially committed realm of her mother and the conservative liquor soaked life of her father But without her mother there to keep him in line Daley s father s basest impulses and quick rage are unleashed and Daley finds herself having to choose her own survival over the father she still deeply loves .
As she grows into adulthood Daley retreats from the New England country club culture that nourished her father s fears and addictions and attempts to live outside of his influence Until he hits rock bottom Faced with the chance to free her father from sixty years worth of dependency Daley must decide whether repairing their badly broken relationship is worth the risk of losing not only her professional dreams but the love of her life Jonathan who represents so much of what Daley s father claims to hate and who has given her so much of what he could never provide .
A provocative and masterfully told story of one woman s life long primal loyalty to her father Father of the Rain is a spellbinding journey into the emotional complexities mercurial contours and magnetic pull of families