Her father was old and unwell, and her mother repeatedly abandoned the family. Sleeping under the stars, and scavenging for food for her siblings forced nine-year-old Meadow Flower to become tough and self-reliant. By adulthood, she was weighed down with the baggage of deep poverty and violent anger. Then something amazing happened in Meadow Flower’s dry, dusty soul. Then Comes the Rain tells the true story of Meadow Flower’s life.