The Other Side of the Bay

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Blue Meadow #ad - The story weaves itself into the tall longleaf forests, and along the crests of the uneasy bay, telling a tale of the human spirit. But it’s not as easy as it seems, because no one is talking. The other side of the bay is a remarkable portrait of the unique people in the Panhandle of Florida. This is a novel of how things aren't always as black and white as they ought to be, and how right and wrong aren't always easy to tell apart.

It's an evocative tale that delivers its reader to the apricot sun rises and sepulchral storm clouds of their own bittersweet memories. Small towns have a way of burying things, and small-town people have a way of keeping things that way. With reminiscence and narration, a local sheriff must comb through his own humid world to unravel the truth behind the death of a local boy.

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Lyla

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Blue Meadow #ad - He sean dietrich gracefully captures the spirit and multi-faceted personalities of the culture. Southern Living. Now, smiles, in this 2014 novel, Dietrich tells a coastal Southern tale topped with sentiment, and love. Lyla unerringly evokes the life of a troubled family and the love that grows in it. Praise for sean dietrich “Dietich has a gift for bringing the small-town South to mind.

A culture many of us are forgetting about, but know so well. North floridian “. Dietrich has an artistic gift for detail and a poetic sense of language. Northwest florida daily News “This author is one worth keeping an eye on. Richard Billes. It is about growing up in an achingly anguished household and finding a way to survive.

Lyla #ad - Quinn must learn how to exist in his mother's troubled world without being consumed by her selfishness. Written with fervor and affection for a wounded past, Sean Dietrich’s newest work is an intense and heartfelt epic about the son of a restless woman, hard times, and those caught in the spurring drafts of fate.

Set during the great depression, on the upper coast of Florida, this touching story is dripping with the sepia tones of Old-South culture. A stirring memoir that delivers the reader to a harsh world that is captivating, at times shocking, and triumphant.

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Sean of the South: Whistling Dixie

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#ad - His humor and short fiction appear in various publications throughout the Southeast. A collection of short stories by Sean Dietrich, a writer, and novelist, humorist, known for his commentary on life in the American South.

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Sean of the South: Volume 1

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Blue Meadow #ad - His humor and short fiction appear in various publications throughout the Southeast. The first volume of a collection of short stories by Sean Dietrich, and novelist, humorist, a writer, known for his commentary on life in the American South.

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Sean of the South: Volume 2

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Blue Meadow #ad - The second volume of a collection of short stories by Sean Dietrich, humorist, and novelist, a writer, known for his commentary on life in the American South. His humor and short fiction appear in various publications throughout the Southeast.

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Caution: This Vehicle Makes Frequent Stops For Boiled Peanuts

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Blue Meadow #ad - A collection of short stories from the author of Sean of the South, and Lyla. Sean dietrich is an artful storyteller, who “. Columnist, humorist, sean Dietrich, and novelist, is known for his commentary on life in the American South. In his newest work, caution: this vehicle Makes Frequent Stops For Boiled Peanuts, he delivers another set of quirky tales filled with smiles and a hefty dose of heart.

Writes with humor, dripping Southern charm that you can’t miss. The greenville Examiner.

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Stars of Alabama: A Novel by Sean of the South

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Thomas Nelson #ad - The separate storylines are vivid and distinct yet they also move inexorably closer to each other in a world both cruel and beautiful. A page-turning wonder of a story. Patti callahan HenryOne child preacher traveling across the plains. One young woman with a mysterious touch. Two old friends, their baby, and their bloodhound.

And all the stars that shine above them. When fifteen-year-old marigold becomes pregnant amid the Great Depression, she is rejected by her family and forced to fend for herself. Healing and hope come alive in these characters, allowing it to come alive in us. Patti callahan henry“Sean Dietrich—you already love him.

Stars of Alabama: A Novel by Sean of the South #ad - Stars of alabama is mesmerizing, a siren’s call that holds the reader in a world softly Southern, full of broken lives and the good souls who pick up the pieces and put them back together into a brilliant, wondrous new mosaic full of hope. Dana chamblee Carpenter. She’s even more distraught upon discovering she has an inexplicable power that makes her both beautiful and terrifying—and something of a local legend.

Meanwhile, migrant workers Vern and Paul discover a violet-eyed baby and take it upon themselves to care for her. Fourteen-year-old coot, is on the run with thousands of stolen dollars—and the only thing he’s sure of is that Mobile, Alabama, a child preacher with a prodigy’s memory, is his destination.

As the years pass and a world war looms, these stories intertwine in surprising ways, reminding us that when the dust clears, we can still see the stars.

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Small Towns, Labradors, Barbecue, Biscuits, Beer, and Bibles

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Blue Meadow #ad - Columnist, humorist, sean Dietrich, and novelist, is known for his commentary on life in the American South. A collection of short stories from the author of Sean of the South, and Lyla. In his newest work, labradors, small towns, Biscuits, Beer, Barbecue, and Bibles, he delivers a set of quirky tales filled with smiles and a hefty dose of heart.

Writes with humor, dripping Southern charm that you can’t miss. The greenville Examiner. Sean dietrich is an artful storyteller, who “.

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The South's Okayest Writer: The Adventures of a Boy Columnist

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#ad - His humor, columns, and short stories appear in various publications throughout the Southeast. A collection of short stories by Sean Dietrich, a writer, humorist, and novelist, known for his commentary on life in the American South.

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On the Road with Sean of the South

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Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: A Memoir of Learning to Believe You're Gonna Be Okay

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Zondervan #ad - His father was a man who lived for baseball, a steel worker with a ready wink, who once scaled a fifty-foot tree just to hang a tire swing for his son. Such goodness becomes even harder to deny when sean meets the love of his life at a fried chicken church potluck, and harder still when his lifelong love of storytelling leads him to stages across the southeast, where he is known and loved as "Sean of the South.

A story that will stay with you long after the final page,  Will the Circle Be Unbroken? testifies to the strength that lives within us all to make our peace with the past and look to the future with renewed hope and wonder. From celebrated storyteller "sean of the South" comes an unforgettable memoir of love, the friction of family memories, loss, and the unlikely hope that you're gonna be alright.

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: A Memoir of Learning to Believe You're Gonna Be Okay #ad - Sean dietrich was twelve years old when he scattered his father's ashes from the mountain range. He was also the stranger who tried to kidnap and kill Sean's mother before pulling the trigger on himself. He was a childhood hero, now reduced to a man in a box. Will the circle be unbroken? is the story of what happens after the unthinkable, and the journey we all must make in finding the courage to stop the cycles of the past from laying claim to our future.

Sean was a seventh-grade drop-out, a dishwasher then a construction worker to help his mother and sister scrape by, and a self-described "nobody with a sad story behind him. Yet he cannot deny the glimmers of life's goodness even amid its rough edges.

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