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- He was the father embracing his prodigal child.Chapter 38 (88% in)
prodigal = referring to the person, in the commonly referenced Christian parable, The Prodigal Son
- The author is probably referring to a character in a commonly referenced Christian parable, The Prodigal Son.
- A parable is a story told to teach a moral lesson.
- The Prodigal Son is a parable about extreme forgiveness and features a father embracing his child.
- This is a common usage of prodigal; though it more generally refers to anyone (not just The Prodigal Son) who is long absent; or recklessly wasteful.
There are no more uses of "prodigal" in BoneMan's Daughters.
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