The characters in these thirteen stories set in the mountains of east Tennessee struggle with both regret and renewal. Three children confront the reality of death, and the possibility of a returning, during a family camping trip; a lonely teacher endures both condemnation and forgiveness from a challenging student; a missionary's wife makes a surprising discovery about the true definition of love; a widower regains his confidence thanks to some unexpected help; an unlikely interchange between a depressed car salesman and a neglected housewife sparks a revival in them both. These and other characters discover unexpected turns even along the most familiar trails. They often find that where there are two or more, there is the potential for clarity and rebirth, even in the wilderness of lives they never saw coming.
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About the Author
Elizabeth Genovise is a graduate of Hillsdale College and of the MFA program at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Her first collection of stories, A Different Harbor, was published in 2014 by Mayapple Press. She currently lives near Knoxville, Tennessee, where she is happy to be teaching English while spending her weekends on the trails in the Smoky Mountains