The Long Rain by Peter Gadol

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San Francisco lawyer Jason Dark commits an accidental crime and, unable to confess, he ends up defending the man who has been wrongly accused of that same crime. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour."
 

About Peter Gadol

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Peter Gadol, a Harvard graduate and resident of Los Angeles, is the acclaimed author of six novels. His debut novel, Coyote, was hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "the work of an energetic mind, one seemingly unfettered by fashionable norms." His novel In the Long Rain was translated into several languages and nominated for a prize from PEN West.
 
Published January 1, 1997 by PICADOR. 298 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gadol fleshes out its main narrative with authoritatively detailed descriptions of grape-growing and wine-making, and he efficiently juxtaposes Jason's internalized struggles with a harrowing account of his pained relations with his wife Julia, son Tim, and the luckless Troy Frantz.

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When at last he wins back his wife and son, Jason feels he's been given a second chance and that he's finally living where he belongs.

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