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The Curious Vision of Sammy Levitt and Other Stories
By author: Cliff Graubart
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H857
ISBN: 9780881463958
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $26.00
Will Sammy Levitt’s bar mitzvah plans be derailed by a Christian pilgrimage? Cliff Graubart in his first novel writes a humorous and touching tale of 1950s Washington Heights Jewish life in The Curious Vision of Sammy Levitt and Other Stories. Sammy Levitt, about to become the first bar mitzvah in the new synagogue sees an image that threatens to bring him unwelcome celebrity. Can the hopes of a priest and a rabbi keep the community from blowing apart? These stories are woven together by Cliff Graubart’s fresh, authentic voice documenting the American Jewish experience.

The Disappearing Act
By author: Sara Pirkle Hughes
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P561
ISBN: 9780881466522
Availability: In stock
Price: $16.00
In her first collection of poems, Sara Pirkle Hughes explores the role memory plays in shaping identity and a person’s perception of the past. The book’s title, THE DISAPPEARING ACT, posits that time is a magician causing every moment in a person's life to disappear, and every poem in the collection is the poet's attempt to recapture what has vanished, while also acknowledging the inherent paradox of writing about the past. The fallible nature of memory makes it impossible to preserve an experience free of distortion.

The Divine Comics: A Vaudeville Show in Three Acts
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P435
ISBN: 9780881462616
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $37.50
Dante's Divine Comedy has, since it was first published, captured the imagination of readers with its amazing journey through hell, purgatory, and heaven. Now, in a dazzling reimagining of Dante's work, award-winning novelist and poet Philip Lee Williams presents his own version of our journey from sufferings to final rest.

The Doc Schneider Songbook: Homemade Songs 1974-2016
By composer: Doc Schneider
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P546
ISBN: 9780881466201
Availability: In stock
Price: $45.00
In words and music, songs and photographs, this captivating songbook tells the story of a mostly unknown homemade singer-songwriter. A lawyer by day and night, and a songwriter in between, Doc Schneider has written more than 100 songs over the last four decades and released three albums--Choices & Chances, Second Chances, and Songs & Stories Live--all available through iTunes, CD Baby, YouTube, Spotify, and Pandora. His songs have found a few dedicated listeners across the United States and in tiny pockets around the world in Bruges, Paris, Malta, and elsewhere.

The Evangelist: Poems
By author: David Armand
Product Code: P649
ISBN: 9780881468557
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $18.00
THE EVANGELIST contains poems that are at once deceptively simple, clear, and colloquial, yet dense with meaning and universal significance. Drawing upon everyday incidents, Armand fashions poems of great lyrical beauty and potent symbolism that remind his readers of the importance of memory and of a shared language.

The Female Drama: The Philosophical Feminine in the Soul of Plato’s Republic
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H987
ISBN: 9780881467437
Availability: In stock
Price: $35.00
Plato's most magisterial dialogue, the REPUBLIC, takes up the question "what is justice," and its central image is an imaginary city constructed in speech designed to aid in this inquiry. ...Like all of the images and arguments in the REPUBLIC, the Female Drama of the city in speech has meaning both for political and individual justice, but there has been no systematic inquiry into the central books of the REPUBLIC for their meaning for individual justice. That is the ambition of this book.

The Flagrant Dead: Poems
By author: Stephen Bluestone
Product Code: P338
ISBN: 9780881460759
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $16.00
In prize-winning poetry that explores the timelessness of everyday life, Stephen Bluestone's The Flagrant Dead examines the spiritual connections between past and present. The lived moment endures.

The Flower Seeker: An Epic Poem of William Bartram
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P414
ISBN: 9780881462210
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $25.00
The Flower Seeker is an epic poem that follows the young William Bartram on his journey in the American South and during his old age in his father’s gardens. It is truly a southern Odyssey, using techniques of fiction and poetry to get deeply inside one of the most remarkable men ever to strap on a pair of boots in America.

The Flower Seeker: An Epic Poem of William Bartram
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H820
ISBN: 9780881462289
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $55.00
Named Book of the Year by Books & Culture Magazine. The Flower Seeker is an epic poem that follows the young William Bartram on his journey in the American South and during his old age in his father’s gardens. It is truly a southern Odyssey, using techniques of fiction and poetry to get deeply inside one of the most remarkable men ever to strap on a pair of boots in America. Regular cloth edition includes audio CD of original music composed by author and a recording of the Keowee River in South Carolina.

The Flower Seeker: An Epic Poem of William Bartram (Limited Edition)
By author: Philip Lee Williams
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H807
ISBN: 9780881462081
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $75.00
The Flower Seeker is an epic poem that follows the young William Bartram on his journey in the American South and during his old age in his father’s gardens. It is truly a southern Odyssey, using techniques of fiction and poetry to get deeply inside one of the most remarkable men ever to strap on a pair of boots in America. Limited Edition copies are numbered and signed and will include a CD recording of the Keowee River in South Carolina, one four-color plate, and ribbon bookmark. Limited Edition copies are non-returnable.

The Forever Wish of Middy Sweet
By author: Terry Kay   Afterword by: Jeff Fields
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H991
ISBN: 9780881467536
Availability: In stock
Price: $24.00
Middy Sweet Young, a wealthy widow, returns to her hometown in Northeast Georgia in search of her youth, lured by a dreamy wish shared with Luke Mercer, her high school boyfriend: "One day we’ll be together…" THE FOREVER WISH OF MIDDY SWEET is the story of that prophecy--the former beauty queen and the retired history teacher reuniting fifty years after her vow.

The Girl with Kaleidoscope Eyes
By author: William Rawlings
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P587
ISBN: 9780881467130
Availability: In stock
Price: $18.00
John Wesley O'Toole, a disbarred former attorney, is trying to make a new start in life as an art dealer in Savannah, Georgia, after his release from prison. He is struggling financially when he is approached by a prominent wealthy businessman and offered a significant sum to help recover a painting that’s been stolen by the man's estranged granddaughter, Lucy. It’s an offer O'Toole can’t afford to refuse, and seemingly his one chance to avoid losing everything he’s worked for. With the help of Jenna, O'Toole’s friend and sometimes lover, he sets out to find the missing painting, and with it, the missing granddaughter.