Mercy

Mercy

A Novel

eBook - 2011
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A gifted young Canadian writer makes her debut in the United States with a dark and spell-binding tale of erotic and pang-ridden legacy of forbidden love A handsome priest named August Day arrives in the well-ordered town of Mercy, Manitoba, to take over the church of St. Mary Immaculate. In the first days of his tenure he falls in love with the young bride of the town butcher. Their mutual obsession grows to the point that its aftermath leaves scars on the town decades and generations after their love affair is over.
Publisher: [United States] : Delphinium Books : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
ISBN: 9781453213209
1453213201
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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Authors in the House: Join us for coffee as Alissa York shares her writings with us. Sat. May 26, 2012, 3:00-4:00 pm, @ the Strathcona County Library. Giller-nominee Alissa York’s
work is described by critics
as ” frighteningly real,”
“beautiful, unusual and
memorable” and “rich,
strange and deeply
satisfying.

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