Little Mercies (Pre-Recorded Audio Player)
Brilliance Audio, 9781491526941
Publication Date: July 1, 2014
List Price: 64.99*
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Veteran social worker, Ellen Moore, has seen the worst side of humanity - the vilest acts one person can commit against another. She is a fiercely dedicated children's advocate and a devoted mother and wife. But one blistering summer day, a simple moment of distraction will have repercussions that Ellen could never have imagined, threatening to shatter everything she holds dear and trapping her between the gears of the system she works for. Meanwhile, ten-year-old Jenny Briard has been living with her well-meaning but irresponsible father since her mother left them, sleeping on friends' couches and moving in and out of cheap motels. When Jenny suddenly finds herself on her own, she is forced to survive with nothing but a few dollars and her street smarts. The last thing she wants is a social worker, but when Ellen's and Jenny's lives collide, little do they know just how much they can help one another. A powerful and emotionally-charged tale about motherhood, loyalty and justice, Little Mercies is a can?t-look-away portrait of a rescuer who needs rescuing and a reminder of the tenuous connections that we have to those we love the most and the unexpected moments in life that save us from ourselves.
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