New mercies: A Novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Natchez, Mississippi, in 1933 is a place suspended in time. The silver and china is still dented and cracked from Yankee invaders. And the houses have names...and memories. Nora Bondurant is running away--from her husband's death, from his secrets, and from the ghosts that dog her every step. When she receives a telegram informing her that she has an inheritance, Nora suddenly has somewhere to run to: a house named Avoca in Natchez, Mississippi. Now, she’s learning that the lure of Natchez runs deep, and that, along with Avoca, she’s inherited a mystery. Nora's aunt Amalia Bondurant was killed in a murder/suicide, and the locals are saying nothing more--except in hushed, honeyed tones. As Nora becomes more and more enmeshed in the community and in her family’s history, she learns surprising things about the life and death of her aunt: kinship isn't always what it seems, loyalty can be as fierce as blood relations, and every day we are given new mercies to heal the pain of loss and love.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID a5673728-273e-4fc7-d5d3-df7e19487523
full_title new mercies
author dallas sandra
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-01-16 01:48:46AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Poole, Nicole.
author Sandra Dallas
author2-role , "With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container., (OCoLC)531145332, 0312336195 (hbk.), 0312336209 (pbk.), 1st ed., 781610, 987905, 2004051162, 33021024293612acdficCD FIC DALLASng1433005cd, 33021025929388afichisFIC HISTORY DALLASwf1570107af, 8 sound discs (10 hr.) :digital ;4 3/4 in., 813/.54, 9780312336196 (hbk.), 9780312336202 (pbk.), 9781440755361, Audiobooks., Aunts, CD FIC DALLAS, CW174Recorded Books, Compact disc., CtWfDGIengCtWfDGI, DLCDLCDLCTnLvILS, Dallas, Sandra., Detective and mystery stories., Domestic fiction., FIC HISTORY DALLAS, FIC014000, FICTION / Historical, Home ownership, In container (17 cm.)., Inheritance and succession, Lone Star audio, Lone Star audio., Loss (Psychology), Mystery fiction., Narrated by Nicole Poole., Natchez (Miss.), New York :St. Martin's Press,2005., New mercies /Sandra Dallas., New merciesSandra Dallas., Nora Bondurant is divorced--unfathomable for a woman in 1933--and has inherited a house from a dead aunt she never even knew existed. But when she travels to Mississippi to claim her inheritance, she finds her eccentric neighbors would rather help her acquire a new husband than reveal the secrets surrounding her aunt's death., PS3554.A434N49 2005, PS3554.A434N49 2010c, Poole, Nicole.|Narrator, Prince Frederick, MD :Recorded Books,p2010., Psychological fiction., Recorded Books, LLC., Title from container., Unabridged., VDALLNMP 74, Widows, n-us-ms, viii, 304 p. ;22 cm.
author_display Dallas, Sandra
available_at_catalog Huron Street
detailed_location_catalog Huron Street - Adult CD Audiobooks - Fiction, Wright Farms - Adult Fiction - Historical
display_description Natchez, Mississippi, in 1933 is a place suspended in time. The silver and china is still dented and cracked from Yankee invaders. And the houses have names...and memories. Nora Bondurant is running away--from her husband's death, from his secrets, and from the ghosts that dog her every step. When she receives a telegram informing her that she has an inheritance, Nora suddenly has somewhere to run to: a house named Avoca in Natchez, Mississippi. Now, she’s learning that the lure of Natchez runs deep, and that, along with Avoca, she’s inherited a mystery. Nora's aunt Amalia Bondurant was killed in a murder/suicide, and the locals are saying nothing more--except in hushed, honeyed tones. As Nora becomes more and more enmeshed in the community and in her family’s history, she learns surprising things about the life and death of her aunt: kinship isn't always what it seems, loyalty can be as fierce as blood relations, and every day we are given new mercies to heal the pain of loss and love.
format_catalog Audio Book, Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id a5673728-273e-4fc7-d5d3-df7e19487523
isbn 9780312336196, 9780312336202, 9781429903400, 9781440755361
item_details ils:781610|1570107|Wright Farms - Adult Fiction - Historical|FIC HISTORY DALLAS o|Book|Books|1|false|false|||||Checked out||wf||, ils:987905|1433005|Huron Street - Adult CD Audiobooks - Fiction|CD FIC DALLAS i|Audio Book|Audio Books|1|false|false|||||On Shelf||ng||, overdrive:86f358d0-dd43-43af-9acd-b161e46f4acc|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_catalog
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog CD FIC DALLAS i, FIC HISTORY DALLAS o
owning_library_catalog All Anythink Libraries
owning_location_catalog Huron Street, Wright Farms
primary_isbn 9780312336202
publishDate 2005, 2007, 2010
record_details ils:781610|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|St. Martin's Press,|2005.|viii, 304 p. ; 22 cm., ils:987905|Audio Book|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Recorded Books,|p2010.|8 sound discs (10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:86f358d0-dd43-43af-9acd-b161e46f4acc|eBook|eBook||English|St. Martin's Press|2007|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:781610|1570107|Checked Out|Checked out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, ils:987905|1433005|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:86f358d0-dd43-43af-9acd-b161e46f4acc|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
series Lone Star audio
series_with_volume Lone Star audio
subject_facet Audiobooks, Aunts -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Domestic fiction, FICTION / Historical, Home ownership -- Fiction, Inheritance and succession -- Fiction, Loss (Psychology) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Natchez (Miss.) -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Widows -- Fiction
title_display New mercies
title_full New Mercies A Novel, New mercies / Sandra Dallas, New mercies [sound recording] / Sandra Dallas
title_short New mercies
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Aunts, Crimes against, Fiction, Home ownership, Inheritance and succession, Literature, Loss (Psychology), Widows