The Mercy Seat: A Novel. Rilla Askew.

The Mercy Seat: A Novel

Hardcover, New York, New York: Viking Press, 1997. First Edition. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. "A piercing and starkly beautiful tale, The Mercy Seat is an utterly American retelling of the Cain and Abel story; it follows Faulkner and Flannery O'Conner in its understanding of the pull of land, family, and heritage, and the violence in the human soul." Ships same or next business day. Book has light bumps on both ends of spine, small dent on head edge of front board; overall, book is tight, bright, and clean. Dust jacket has some edge and shelf wear, wrinkling on head edge of front cover. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 427 pages. [Item #283]

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