Moods in the stories below … 

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(ordered from present to past)

Like Grace From The Earth

On a bus-ride, Carrie befriends Anna, an elderly photographer. Carrie has a family now but is not happy. She wonders if she can live what she has left of her life without trying once more to realize her old dreams of becoming an artist herself.

Scars of Our Civil Wars

Carrie becomes obsessed with finding out the fate of one Anna Lee Shepherd – a teenage survivor from a destructive Civil War raid.