Award-winning author Alissa York's first novel is a haunting and masterful exploration of how passions of the spirit and the flesh can overwhelm us, and even come to inhabit the ground beneath our feet. Divided into two parts, Mercy pairs a single year in the past with a single night in the present, as they unfold in the town of Mercy, Manitoba, and in the neighbouring black spruce bog. In 1948, a dedicated priest named August Day arrives in Mercy to take over from Father Rock, who has passed away. Although Father Day is ...

Mercy 2003, Random House Canada, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780679311645


Mercy 2003, Vintage Books Canada, Toronto

ISBN-13: 9780679312178

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