Dana chamblee Carpenter. Dietrich is an author who understands the hidden landscape of a soul; his voice both clear and authentic. 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.
Stars of Alabama: A Novel by Sean of the South #ad - 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. The men soon pair up with a widow and her two children, and the misfit family finds its way in fits and starts toward taking care of each other.
The Other Side of the BayBlue Meadow #ad - 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. 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. 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. The story weaves itself into the tall longleaf forests, and along the crests of the uneasy bay, telling a tale of the human spirit.
Sean of the South: Volume 1Blue Meadow #ad - The first volume of a collection of short stories by Sean Dietrich, a writer, humorist, and novelist, known for his commentary on life in the American South. His humor and short fiction appear in various publications throughout the Southeast.
LylaBlue Meadow #ad - Quinn must learn how to exist in his mother's troubled world without being consumed by her selfishness. Praise for sean dietrich “Dietich has a gift for bringing the small-town South to mind. Written with fervor and affection for a wounded past, hard times, Sean Dietrich’s newest work is an intense and heartfelt epic about the son of a restless woman, and those caught in the spurring drafts of fate.
A stirring memoir that delivers the reader to a harsh world that is captivating, at times shocking, and triumphant. It is about growing up in an achingly anguished household and finding a way to survive. 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.
Lyla #ad - Northwest florida daily News “This author is one worth keeping an eye on. Richard Billes. Now, smiles, dietrich tells a coastal Southern tale topped with sentiment, in this 2014 novel, and love. Lyla unerringly evokes the life of a troubled family and the love that grows in it. He sean dietrich gracefully captures the spirit and multi-faceted personalities of the culture.
The South's Okayest Writer: The Adventures of a Boy Columnist#ad - His humor, columns, and short stories appear in various publications throughout the Southeast. A collection of short stories by Sean Dietrich, humorist, a writer, and novelist, known for his commentary on life in the American South.
Sean of the South: Whistling Dixie#ad - His humor and short fiction appear in various publications throughout the Southeast. A collection of short stories by Sean Dietrich, and novelist, a writer, humorist, known for his commentary on life in the American South.
Caution: This Vehicle Makes Frequent Stops For Boiled PeanutsBlue Meadow #ad - Sean dietrich is an artful storyteller, who “. Writes with humor, dripping Southern charm that you can’t miss. The greenville Examiner. 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.
A collection of short stories from the author of Sean of the South, and Lyla. Columnist, and novelist, sean Dietrich, humorist, is known for his commentary on life in the American South.
Sean of the South: Volume 2Blue Meadow #ad - The second volume of a collection of short stories by Sean Dietrich, humorist, a writer, and novelist, known for his commentary on life in the American South. His humor and short fiction appear in various publications throughout the Southeast.
Small Towns, Labradors, Barbecue, Biscuits, Beer, and BiblesBlue Meadow #ad - In his newest work, beer, biscuits, labradors, and Bibles, Small Towns, Barbecue, he delivers a set of quirky tales filled with smiles and a hefty dose of heart. Sean dietrich is an artful storyteller, who “. Writes with humor, dripping Southern charm that you can’t miss. The greenville Examiner. A collection of short stories from the author of Sean of the South, and Lyla.
. Columnist, sean dietrich, humorist, and novelist, is known for his commentary on life in the American South.
Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: A Memoir of Learning to Believe You're Gonna Be OkayZondervan #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. 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. From celebrated storyteller "sean of the South" comes an unforgettable memoir of love, loss, the friction of family memories, and the unlikely hope that you're gonna be alright. Sean dietrich was twelve years old when he scattered his father's ashes from the mountain range.
Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: A Memoir of Learning to Believe You're Gonna Be Okay #ad - 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.