Absent People ~A Collection of Five Short Stories~ by Lois Lewandowski
Approx. 17,700 words.
Published on August 22, 2011.
Absent People is a collection of stories about the people of the Midwest, an ode to the hardworking folks who know the value of life as well as the randomness of trouble.
“The River Man” is the story of a young woman’s descent into depression. “After the Rain” is the story of a man who makes peace with himself and the people around him after his wife’s untimely death.