Fiction that mirrors the experiences of women 45+ "I'm going on a cruise. I've chosen my cabin, the ultimate in luxury, with a king-size bed and a Jacuzzi. It's utterly immoral...but I don't care. Daddy taught me to be very careful with money but he didn't teach me how to live. I'm going to make up for lost time. There's nothing like a coronary to frighten the life into you." Ruth is a talented but overly-modest artist whose secret passion is the stage. The death of her father forces Ruth into a humdrum existence caring for her elderly mother, but a heart attack in her forties causes her re-examine her choices. Change is inevitable as she meets two men - one a scenic designer who opens up the possibility of a career in the theatre, the other a young artistic director who falls in love with her. But has she the courage to say yes to either or both of them? Ruth has reached a turning point...
Praise for this book
"This book is a joy. It bubbles with humour on every page." - Marina Oliver
Used availability for Bowering Sivers's Turning Point
March 2005 : UK Paperback