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The Mercy Seat

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As the sun begins to set over Louisiana one October day in 1943, a young black man faces the final hours of his life: at midnight, eighteen-year-old Willie Jones will be executed by electric chair for raping a white girl - a crime some believe he did not commit. In a tale taut with tension, events unfold hour by hour from the perspectives of nine people involved. They include Willie himself, who knows what really happened, and his father, desperately trying to reach the town jail to see his son one last time; the ...

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The Mercy Seat
2019, Grove Press

ISBN-13: 9780802129611

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The Mercy Seat
2019, Sceptre, London

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2018, Grove Press

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2018, Sceptre, London

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2018, Sceptre, London

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2018, Thorndike Press Large Print

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