present day small town and rural America | present day small town and rural America
John Gibson's alcoholic grandmother lived in the northern California, hole-in-the-wall town of Boonville where she was known as the "squirrel lady." In her will, she leaves John her decrepit cabin. Needing a change from his pastel and air-conditioned life in Miami, John ditches his...
The stories of Things Kept, Things Left Behind are set in and around the fictional town of Spivey, Kentucky. They explore the ambiguities of kept secrets, the tangle of abandoned pasts and uneasy accommodations. In each story, characters strive to reclaim dreams left behind, along with...
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