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In the 1680s the slave trade was still in its infancy. In the Americas, virulent religious and class division, prejudice and oppression were rife, providing the fertile soil in which slavery and race hatred were carefully planted and took root. Jacob is an Anglo-Dutch trader and adventurer, with a smallholding in the harsh North. Despite his distaste for dealing in 'flesh', he takes a small slave girl, in part payment for a bad debt from a plantation owner in Catholic Maryland. This is Florens, 'with the hands of a slave ...

A Mercy 2009, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307276766

Trade paperback

A Mercy 2009, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099502548

Mass-market paperback

A Mercy 2009, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676978315

Trade paperback

A Mercy 2008, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307264237


A Mercy 2008, Random House Audio Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780739332542

Audiobook CD

A Mercy 2008, Knopf Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676978308


A Mercy 2008, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701180454


A Mercy 2008, Books on Tape

ISBN-13: 9781415956816

Audiobook CD