The Book of Mercy

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The Book of Mercy
Author Kathleen Cambor
Country United States
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 261 pp
ISBN 0-374-11550-8
OCLC 33666111
813/.54 20
LC Class PS3553.A4277 B66 1996
Followed by In Sunlight, In a Beautiful Garden

The Book of Mercy is the debut novel of the American writer Kathleen Cambor.[1]

Narrated in alternate chapters by Edmund Mueller, an 83-year-old retired Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania firefighter, and his daughter, Anne, a 42-year-old psychiatrist and single mother, the novel weaves a family saga of two Catholic German-Americans.[2]


  1. ^ "Kathleen Cambor, Contemporary Authors Online, Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2008". 
  2. ^ "The Book of Mercy, Publishers Weekly, 1996".