A Mercy

Morrison, Toni

Downloadable Audiobook - 2008
Average Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5.
A Mercy
A powerful tragedy distilled into a jewel of a masterpiece by the Nobel Prize winning author of Beloved and, almost like a prelude to that story, set two centuries earlier. In the 1680s the slave trade was still in its infancy. In the Americas, virulent religious and class divisions, prejudice and oppression were rife, providing the fertile soil in which slavery and race hatred were planted and took root.

Publisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2008
ISBN: 1415956820
Branch Call Number: OverDrive downloadable audiobook
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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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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Jun 07, 2011
  • KSerá rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It's wonderful to hear the author read this book.


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