Friday, February 05, 2021

PaperBack: “Mercy Island”

Part of a series honoring the late author and blogger Bill Crider.

Mercy Island, by Theodore Pratt (Dell, 1953). This Florida Keys-set novel, published originally in 1941, became the basis for an Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, also released in 1941. Cover illustration by Verne Tossey.


Craig said...

Has anyone ever written a bio of Theodore Pratt? He's remembered here in Florida mostly for writing the novel "The Barefoot Mailman," which became the basis for the movie of the same name, but I know he wrote a lot more books than just that one and this one.

J. Kingston Pierce said...

I don't know of such a biography.