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Father's Day by Simon Van Booy

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Also by Simon Van Booy:

The Sadness of Beautiful Things, October 2018
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Father's Day, May 2017
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Father's Day, May 2016
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Tales of Accidental Genius, November 2015
Paperback / e-Book

Father's Day
Simon Van Booy

Harper Perennial
May 2017
On Sale: April 25, 2017
304 pages
ISBN: 006240895X
EAN: 9780062408952
Kindle: B013CC8ZJK
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Hardcover (May 2016)

Women's Fiction | Fiction

When devastating news shatters the life of six-year-old Harvey, she finds herself in the care of a veteran social worker, Wanda, and alone in the world save for one relative she has never met—a disabled felon, haunted by a violent past he can't escape.

Moving between past and present, Father’s Day weaves together the story of Harvey’s childhood on Long Island and her life as a young woman in Paris. Written in raw, spare prose that personifies the characters, this novel is the journey of two people searching for a future in the ruin of their past.

Father's Day is a meditation on the quiet, sublime power of compassion, and the beauty of simple, everyday things—a breakthrough work from one of our most gifted chroniclers of the human heart.

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