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The mercy seat : a novel

Author: Rilla Askew
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A girl's account of the violent life on the frontier. Mattie is 11 when her family moves from Kentucky to 1880s Oklahoma. After her mother dies, an uncle tries to get her father to abandon his honest job of shoeing horses for a life of crime, dealing in guns. By the author of Strange Business.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Western stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Askew, Rilla.
Mercy seat.
New York : Viking, 1997
(OCoLC)637146958
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rilla Askew
ISBN: 0670874671 9780670874675
OCLC Number: 36083673
Description: 427 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Rilla Askew.

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A girl's account of the violent life on the frontier. Mattie is 11 when her family moves from Kentucky to 1880s Oklahoma. After her mother dies, an uncle tries to get her father to abandon his honest job of shoeing horses for a life of crime, dealing in guns. By the author of Strange Business.

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