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Stars of Alabama

Stars of Alabama

by Sean Dietrich
Hardback
Publication Date: 09/07/2019
  $42.99

From Sean Dietrich-also known as Sean of the South-comes a poignant tale of the stars that shine all around us...if only we're willing to look.

When she becomes pregnant at fifteen, Marigold is rejected by her family and forced to fend for herself. And when she loses her baby in the forest, her whole world turns upside down. 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. The men soon pair up with a widow and her two children, and the untraditional family finds their way in fits and starts toward taking care of each other.

As survival brings one family together, a young boy finds himself with nary a friend to his name amid the dust storms still raging across Kansas. Fourteen-year-old Coot, a child preacher with a prodigy's memory, is on the run with thousands of stolen dollars-and the only thing he's sure of is that Mobile, Alabama, is his destination.

As the years pass and a world war looms, their stories intertwine in surprising ways. With a voice both humorous and heartfelt, Sean Dietrich weaves together a tale about the dignity of humanity and the value of enduring hope-reminding us that when the dust clears, we can still see the stars.

ISBN:
9780785226376
9780785226376
Category:
Historical Fiction
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
09-07-2019
Language:
English
Publisher:
Thomas\Nelson#Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
352
Dimensions (mm):
244x160x29mm
Weight:
0.53kg
Sean Dietrich

Sean Dietrich is a columnist, podcaster, speaker, and novelist, known for his commentary on life in the American South. His work has appeared in Southern Living, The Tallahassee Democrat, Good Grit, South Magazine, Yellowhammer News, The Bitter Southerner, Thom Magazine, and The Mobile Press Register, and he has authored ten books.

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