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A Mercy

Morrison, Toni (Book - 2008)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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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
Statement of Responsibility: Toni Morrison
Title: A mercy
Publisher: New York : Knopf, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 167 p. : map ; 25 cm.
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.
Subject Headings: Interracial adoption Fiction Racism Fiction African American girls Fiction
Topical Term: Interracial adoption
Racism
African American girls
LCCN: 2008021067
ISBN: 0307264238
9780307264237
Branch Call Number: FIC M
Research Call Number: Sc E 09-209
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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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