The Mercy of Time and Chance spans three generations of an Italian-American family. The first is steeped in old world customs, living in the manner expected of them by their church and community. The second clings to the old ways while the world continues to change. The third embraces the modern but reverts to the past when it suits them. Caught in the middle is Renie. Weaned on rejection and raised on neglect by a bitter stepmother, she’s unsure how to mother her children, unwittingly passing on what she believes are the proper roles of men and women.
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