The Hard to Catch Mercy Author:William Baldwin ISBN 1565120256 — From Lowcountry writer, novelist and Lillian Smith Award for Fiction winner William Baldwin comes his highly acclaimed work of fiction, THE HARD TO CATCH MERCY. William Baldwin sets forth a story that touches on the issues of religion, race and coming of age in the post-Civil War South, when the lines between these things were n... more »ot always clear. Set in fictional Cedar Point, a small Southern community, THE HARD TO CATCH MERCY takes place in the early 1900s, and is told through the eyes of a young boy, Willie T., who is forced to deal with the changing world around him.
"When William Baldwin tells a story, a whole world comes along with it, full of flesh-and-blood celebration and laughter and pure delight. I've been waiting for a novel like THE HARD TO CATCH MERCY for years, and the wait was worth it. A glorious book!" --Josephine Humphreys, author of RICH IN LOVE.« less