WOMENSCAPE: Selected Stories of Eclectic Women by Susan Helene
Womenscape is a collection of twelve stories, each a life-changing moment in a woman’s life. These women, who range from five to ninety-five, navigate through the varied landscapes of their lives with surprising results. There are disappointments and triumphs, tears and laughter, and many unexpected outcomes along the way.
In the first story, “In the Beginning”, Lily Ann, a spoiled five-year-old who relies on her beauty to get her way, confronts an unexpected challenger on her first day of kindergarten. In “Resurrection”, Mary O’Hara Levin, recently widowed. wanders the country, not knowing what she is looking for until she gets off the bus in a small town in Tennessee. In “Venus Rising”, Venus Goldfarb, an outcast, is forced to cast herself out into a world she views as unwelcoming and threatening. Ill equipped and afraid to navigate this world, she finds sanctuary and purpose in an unexpected place. These are three of the twelve women whose stories are told in this collection.
Change can be daunting. Life can be surprising. This collection of short stories explores some of the challenges women of varying ages face. Most are successful; some are not, but they all learn something about themselves that changes their lives forever.
Publication Date: 12/20/2022