Mercy Street

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Product Details

Price
$27.99  $26.03
Publisher
Ecco Press
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.1 X 1.4 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780061763304
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About the Author

JENNIFER HAIGH is the author of the short-story collection News from Heaven and six bestselling and critically acclaimed novels, including Mrs. Kimble, Faith and Heat and Light, which was named a Best Book of 2016 by the New York Times, The Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and NPR. Her books have won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Massachusetts Book Award and the PEN New England Award in Fiction, and have been translated widely. She lives in New England.

Reviews

Mercy Street is a bold, important, beautifully written and incredibly timely novel.--Vendela Vida, author of We Run the Tides

"Mercy Street is propulsive, urgent, and essential. Haigh writes with uncommon insight and compassion (and, yes, mercy) about people whose ideals are so strikingly at odds that we can only wait for their lives to collide. I was riveted and transported, and want to hand this book to everyone I know.--Rebecca Makkai, Pulitzer Prize finalist for The Great Believers
Mercy Street is a strong and heartfelt story about contemporary America in all its complexities, an important and necessary book.
--Dorthe Nors, author of Mirror, Shoulder, Signal
"I'm just going to say it: Jennifer Haigh is the greatest novelist of our generation. And Mercy Street is her best novel yet."--Joanna Rakoff, author of My Salinger Year
"Mercy Street is a savvy, keen-eyed, witty, wise, and altogether luminous novel. A triumph. Jennifer Haigh is a young master of this form. Though, at day's end, I'd read her just to read her."
--Richard Ford