The mercy seat : a novel / Elizabeth H. Winthrop.
1943. Eighteen year old Willie Jones sits in his cell in New Iberia awaiting his execution for the alleged rape of a white woman. Across the state, a truck driven by a convict and his keeper carries the traveling executioner's chair closer. On a nearby highway, Willie's father Frank lugs a...
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