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    Book of Mercy (Paperback) By (author) Leonard Cohen

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    DescriptionPopular since its original publication more than 25 years ago, Leonard Cohen's classic book of contemporary psalms is now beautifully repackaged. Internationally celebrated for his writing and his music, Leonard Cohen is revered as one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Now beautifully repackaged, the poems in Book of Mercy brim with praise, despair, anger, doubt and trust. Speaking from the heart of the modern world, yet in tones that resonate with an older devotional tradition, these verses give voice to our deepest, most powerful intuitions.


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    Title
    Book of Mercy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Leonard Cohen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 204 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780771021879
    ISBN 10: 0771021879
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    DC21: 811.54
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    DC22: 811.54
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET034
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CANADN
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    DC22: 811/.54
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 48
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POE000000
    B&T Approval Code: V26290000
    BISAC V2.8: POE005010, POE011000
    LC classification: PR9199.3.C57 B663 2010
    Publisher
    MCCLELLAND & STEWART
    Imprint name
    MCCLELLAND & STEWART
    Publication date
    02 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Toronto, Canada
    Author Information
    LEONARD COHEN's artistic career began with the publication of Let Us Compare Mythologies. Since then, he has published twelve books, including two novels, The Favourite Game""and Beautiful Losers, and, most recently, Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs""and the #1 national bestseller Book of Longing. He has made eighteen albums, the latest being "Live in London." Numerous tribute albums, in many languages, have celebrated his songs.
    Review quote
    "An eloquent victory of the human spirit in combat with itself." "-- Globe and Mail" "One of the most honest and courageous attempts in Canadian writing to grapple with ultimate truth." "-- Books in Canada"