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Everyone But Us: Tales of Women V.S. Kemanis

Everyone But Us: Tales of Women

V.S. Kemanis

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A marine biologist is stranded in the Arizona desert. A troubled beauty travels the world in search of an elusive identity. A concert pianist is ripped from her profession. A worn circus performer executes her ultimate trick. These are some of theMoreA marine biologist is stranded in the Arizona desert. A troubled beauty travels the world in search of an elusive identity. A concert pianist is ripped from her profession. A worn circus performer executes her ultimate trick. These are some of the women you’ll meet in this engaging and diverse collection of seventeen stories. Their personalities and relationships will amuse and enlighten, as each woman discovers her boundaries, occasionally transcends them, but always reaches for something more. Beautifully and artistically told, these stories and their wonderfully rendered characters will stay with you long after closing the last page of Everyone But Us.The applause comes to me like a distant gust of wind high in the trees, something that won’t ruffle my aspect or disturb my purpose. I sit and adjust myself on the bench, lift my hands above the keys and wait for my cue, his voice saying, “Now.”—from Pianissimo, FortissimoShe removed her hand from the rifle and hitched up her silver buckle, shaking the inhabitants of her belt: a dozen or more rattler tails, some near dust, others fresh kill. Roy’s head chased words, finding none- he didn’t have much use for them.She was the first to speak. “Goin’ east?” Not an invitation, but a warning.—from Cactus FlowerWe never go home as long as we can. What do I want to see my mom for anyway? I say that a lot to Sissy almost to make her feel better because she doesn’t have a mom.—from Sissy and MeEyeing her bag, he said, “We’re coming right back. We’ll get help at a service station.”Gaylie could say nothing in defense. Her instincts were valid, another instinct told her.—from Everyone But Us