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A Mercy

Morrison, Toni (Book - 2008)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
A Mercy
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In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader takes on Florens, a young slave girl, who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love--first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and then from a handsome free blacksmith.
Authors: Morrison, Toni
Title: A mercy
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 167 p. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Toni Morrison
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Summary: In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader takes on Florens, a young slave girl, who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love--first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and then from a handsome free blacksmith.
ISBN: 9780307264237
0307264238
9780676978308
0676978304
Branch Call Number: FICTION MORRISON 2008
Subject Headings: African American girls Fiction Interracial adoption Fiction Racism Fiction
Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Topical Term: African American girls
Interracial adoption
Racism
LCCN: 2008021067
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In exchange for a bad debt, an Anglo-Dutch trader reluctantly takes on Florens, a young slave girl who feels abandoned by her slave mother and who searches for love — first from an older servant woman at her master's new home, and then from a handsome free blacksmith. A Mercy explores the human c... Read More »


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Sep 22, 2012
  • mrsgail5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A very good read. I enjoyed this book I would recommend this book for all to read.

Aug 02, 2012
  • uncommonreader rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book is set in 1680s New England at the beginnings of the slave trade and race hatred. It tells the stories of five diverse women. Excellent.

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