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Hard to Catch Mercy Told By A Young Boy Forced To Deal With The Changing World Around Him In Fictional Cedar Point, Baldwin S Story Touches On Religion, Race And Coming Of Age In The Post Civil War South, When The Lines Dividing These Issues Were Not Clear.

10 thoughts on “Hard to Catch Mercy

  1. says:

    Except for moving the South Santee River too far south and having Georgetown s North Island and its lighthouse float from Winyah to Muddy Bay, the map of Cedar Point is instantly recognizable as McClellanville, SC, so I guess Mumford must be Georgetown, The Hard to Catch s shack is on Rt 45, Widow Mercy s is on Turner Sullivan Rd., Crown s Bluff is Charleston, and Savannah is Savannah Okay, now I m oriented.I was seeking a book by a local author to fill a category in the Popsugar Reading Cha Except for moving the South Santee River too far south and having Georgetown s North Island and its lighthouse float from Winyah to Muddy Bay, the map of Cedar Point is instantly recognizable as McClellanville, SC, so I guess Mumford must be Georgetown, The Hard...

  2. says:

    3.5 starsAlmost gave up on this about half way through But that s a very hard thing for me to do Glad I stuck with it I enjoyed it.

  3. says:

    Not always an easy story to read, but a remarkably well written one And one of my favorite things a first novel by an author who went on to prove it wasn t a fluke.ANNOTATIONIn a small town in South Carolina in 1916, fourteen year old Willie T Allson comes to manhood in a manner befitting the finest Southern tall tales An epic tale of Southern myth, mystery, and mayhem The Indianapolis News Winner of the Lillian Smith Award for Fiction.FROM THE PUBLISHER A work of artBaldwin s fi Not always an easy story to read, but a remarkably well written one And one of my favorite things a first novel by an author who went on to prove it wasn t a fluke.ANNOTATIONIn a small town in South Carolina in 1916, fourteen year old Willie T Allson comes to manhood in a manner befitting the finest Southern tall tales An epic tale of Southern myth, mystery, and mayhem The Indianapolis News Winner of the Lillian Smith Award for Fiction.FROM THE PUBLISHER A work of artBaldwin s first novel is like a great wheel with fifteen spokes, each spoke an adventure emanating from its hub in the story of the Allson family of Cedar Point in low country South Carolina Set in 1916, most of the tale involves the maturation of the 14...

  4. says:

    Baldwin serves up a great Southern tale but lets you have some say in the seasoning Stories are told from different angles and so you have to reason out your own version of events It s not the least bit confusing, however because Baldwin is too good of a story teller for that.You can believe that Hard to Catch Mercy s yes, that is a cha...

  5. says:

    This is a good story well told The main character, Willie T., is a hoot, sometimes sweetly innocent and naive, always keenly observant and often scared half to death by the people and events happening around him His two cousins come to live with him and open up his understanding of the world in a big way and then a long unknown elderly aunt comes to live nearby and expands his world even further All the time there are lots of calamities happening, often funny but sometimes tragic, and through This is a good story well told The ma...

  6. says:

    This was a coming of age story that started in the year 1916, when Willie T Allson was just fourteen years old He and his cousins Uncle Jimmy and Brother, orphans who came to live with Willie T s family after their pa died, had numerous escapades that gave the book both humor an...

  7. says:

    More like three and a half stars Been on my shelves since 1995.why d I wait so long Drags some and slow to start but worth it.Episodes from a southern boyhood family intrigue, post Civil War history, race, religion, and superstition are all part of the mix in Baldwin s meandering first novel.

  8. says:

    This was a fun entertaining read, a well varied cast of characters in a unique setting Everything was perfectly real and believable, an excellently written book.

  9. says:

    picked this up at a used book sale pretty interesting.

  10. says:

    LOVE THIS BOOK While the themes are nothing like To Kill A Mockingbird it reads similiarly This is a great book.

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