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LWVPA Book Club - Mercy Street: A Novel by Jennifer Haigh

Jill Brooks
LWVPA Fundraising Chair and Book Club Facilitator 
as we discuss

Mercy Street: A Novel
by Jennifer Haugh 

Thursday, May 19, 2022
7:00 PM


Book Description:

For almost a decade, Claudia has counseled patients at Mercy Street, a clinic in the heart of the city. The work is consuming, the unending dramas of women in crisis. For its patients, Mercy Street offers more than health care; for many, it is a second chance. But outside the clinic, the reality is different. Anonymous threats are frequent. A small, determined group of anti-abortion demonstrators appears each morning at its door. As the protests intensify, fear creeps into Claudia’s days.

Mercy Street
is a novel for right now, a story of the polarized American present. Jennifer Haigh, “an expert natural storyteller with a keen sense of her characters’ humanity” (New York Times), has written a groundbreaking novel, a fearless examination of one of the most divisive issues of our time.

Thursday, May 19, 2022, 7:00 PM
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Camille Basak
Gayle Banakis
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