Every Father's Daughter: Twenty-Four Women Writers Remember Their Fathers

Every Father's Daughter: Twenty-Four Women Writers Remember Their Fathers


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ISBN-13: 9781620540138
Publisher: McPherson & Company
Publication date: 04/28/2015
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Margaret McMullan lives in Evansville, Indiana, with her husband and son. Margaret was born in Newton County, Mississippi, near Smith County, where How I Found the Strong is set, and the main character is based on her grandmother's great-uncle.

Table of Contents

Foreword Margaret McMullan 9

Introduction Phillip Lopate 17


No Regrets Jane Smiley 23

Christmas From Now On Patricia Henley 33

My Father's Daughter Bliss Broyard 37

Secrets of the Sun Mako Yoshikawa 51

Sol's Exodus Nancy Jainchill 67

Lost & Found

My Dad Jill McCorkle 79

My Father's Bible Joyce Maynard 87

Masters in This Hall Melora Wolff 97

Crossing State Lines Jessica Woodruff 117

The Memory I Chose Jane Friedman 129

Waiting for My Father Barbara Shoup 137

The American Father Maxine Hong Kingston 147


Life Saver Ann Hood 167

Reading My Father Alexandra Styron 173

Gifts Nancy McCabe 191

Oxygen Susan Neville 207

What He Worked For Susan Perabo 219

Do You See What I See? Antonya Nelson 225

Daddy's Dime Store Lee Smith 229

Balloons Johanna Gohmann 235

A Relationship of Words Lily Lopate 243

Burning the Trees Jayne Anne Phillips 255

My Fathers Bobbie Ann Mason 263

Working for a Living Alice Munro 267

Contributors & Acknowledgments 295

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