Healing Springs & Other Stories
by Elizabeth Mack
From the lush countryside of the Ozark hills to the rolling prairie of the Great Plains, this essay collection follows the writer as she travels the roads between Arkansas and Nebraska, examining the physical and emotional geography of the places we choose to reside. Told with inquisitiveness and sparkling with insight, the writer laces intimate stories of past and present, taking the reader on thought-provoking journeys of self-discovery. Subjects include an ailing mother, a World War II quest, Willa Cather, noise pollution, a project house, infidelity – all told with a keen eye toward nature and the environment we inhabit. Full of discoveries and revelations, this stunning collection explores the interconnection with the landscapes we travel, the people we love, and the places we call home.