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In a precarious forest shack over California’s Russian River, two women wait out a storm and reflect on the third, missing, member of their family: the husband, the father, the wandering troubled soul. Nicholas is a missionary who traveled from Nevada to California as 19 year-old intending to do the church’s work, with documentation in his hand and uncertainty in his heart. What he finds in the fields of California is a landscape of fertility and destruction: a lush world beset by natural disaster. Drawing on childhood thoughts and memories to craft this unique work of fiction, author Kathleen Wakefield allows her own experiences in Morro Bay and in a cabin by the Russian River to shape her novella. In poetic, compelling language, Wakefield shows readers what it is to look
What is autonomy and how is that defined within a relationship? How does it evolve over time? When graphic designer Veronica married gifted pianist Carl, her presence inspired his playing. The way he looked at her gave her being. Shortly after their marriage, however, Veronica and Carl drift apart: Carl pulled away by his job and the demands of the piano, and Veronica drawn by the art galleries on the upper east side and the handsome stranger who watches her. Veronica’s attempt to be seen by her husband takes her into uncharted emotional territory, throwing her marriage, her identity, and finally her sanity into chaos. A gripping, painful tale of a vulnerable young couple, Love’s Wilderness will haunt you through the streets of New York City: the galleries, the concert