The train of small mercies

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In haunting and crystalline prose, The Train of Small Mercies follows six characters' intrepid search for hope among the debris of an American tragedy. In New York, a young black porter struggles through his first day on the job-a staggering assignment aboard Robert F. Kennedy's funeral train. In Pennsylvania, a woman creates a tangle of lies to sneak away from her disapproving husband and pay her respects to the slain senator, dragging her child with her. In Maryland, a wounded young soldier awaits a newsƯpaper interview that his parents hope will restore his damaged self-esteem. In Washington, an Irish nanny in town to inƯterview with the Kennedy family must reconcile the lost opporƯtunity and the chance to start her life anew. In this stunning debut, Rowell depicts disparate lives united by an extraordinary commemoration, irrevocably changed as the Kennedy funeral train makes its solemn journey from New York to Washington.
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9781481547789
148154778
039915728
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display_description In haunting and crystalline prose, The Train of Small Mercies follows six characters' intrepid search for hope among the debris of an American tragedy. In New York, a young black porter struggles through his first day on the job-a staggering assignment aboard Robert F. Kennedy's funeral train. In Pennsylvania, a woman creates a tangle of lies to sneak away from her disapproving husband and pay her respects to the slain senator, dragging her child with her. In Maryland, a wounded young soldier awaits a newsƯpaper interview that his parents hope will restore his damaged self-esteem. In Washington, an Irish nanny in town to inƯterview with the Kennedy family must reconcile the lost opporƯtunity and the chance to start her life anew. In this stunning debut, Rowell depicts disparate lives united by an extraordinary commemoration, irrevocably changed as the Kennedy funeral train makes its solemn journey from New York to Washington.
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title The train of small mercies
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