Award-winning Stephen Puleo is the author of Voyage of Mercy,
American Treasures, The Caning, A City So Grand, The Boston Italians,
Due to Enemy Action, and Dark Tide.


    • September 10
    • Voyage of Mercy
    • (Tentative date)
      Nantasket Beach Lecture Series
      Friends of the Hull Public Library, Hull Lifesaving Museum, Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation
      Nantasket Beach Resort
      45 Hull Shore Drive
      Hull MA
      7:00 p.m.
    • September 17
    • Voyage of Mercy
    • Ventress Memorial Library
      1837 Ocean Street, Library Plaza
      Marshfield MA
      7:00 p.m.
    • September 24
    • Voyage of Mercy
    • West Peabody Library
      603 Lowell Street
      Peabody MA
      6:30 p.m.
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Critical Acclaim for
Voyage of Mercy

Booklist gives Voyage of Mercy a "starred review"
Voyage of Mercy received a “starred review” from Booklist, a publication of the American Library Association that provides critical reviews of books; its primary audience consists of libraries, educators, and booksellers. The Booklist star indicates an outstanding title of a particular genre.

"Voyage of Mercy is a fascinating and moving tale of America as we wish it would always be—kind, generous, and humane to people who are in dire need of help, wherever they may live. Puleo is a master storyteller who seamlessly weaves together the personal and the political in this enthralling narrative of the United States' philanthropic and humanitarian roots. In today's fractious and divisive world, this book is a tonic to the soul, and a potent reminder that we are at our best when we follow the 'better angels of our nature'."
– Eric Jay Dolin, author of Black Flags, Blue Waters and Leviathan

"Voyage of Mercy is why we read. It's history as it should be written. It reads like a terrific, page-turning novel, with characters who live and breathe and struggle and yearn, with grand dramatic moments, with settings so vividly described in a world so impeccably researched that you think you're there, with powerful themes that will resonate long after you've finished reading. It's Stephen Puleo's best book and a voyage that every reader should take.”
– William Martin, New York Times bestselling author of Back Bay and Bound for Gold

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Voyage of Mercy

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