This is David French's first play and the first part of what has come to be known as the Mercer Series. Leaving Home tells the story of a Newfoundland family that has emigrated and lost all sense of its place in the world. Nominated for the Chalmers Award, Leaving Home is a classic in Canadian drama.
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