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Nicole Seitz is a South Carolina Lowcountry native and the author of five critically acclaimed novels. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Journalism, she also has a bachelor's degree in illustration from Savannah College of Art & Design. Nicole is a speaker on writing, art, and faith; she's an exhibiting painter and has illustrated the covers for her novels. She teaches art at a local private school in the Charleston, South Carolina area, where she lives with her husband and two children. Currently, Nicole is working on her next book.


Thanksgiving is a time for family, but what is family? For many it is your most beloved humans on the earth, the ones you adore and cannot imagine living without. For others, it is a gathering of people who are connected by genetics only, or marriage, or divorce. Black sheep of the family return. Prodigal sons and daughters, mothers and fathers. Joy and love and hugs may abound in some familie... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.75 · 1,183 ratings · 307 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Trouble the Water
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 236 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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The Spirit of Sweetgrass
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 209 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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The Inheritance of Beauty
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Saving Cicadas
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Beyond Molasses Creek
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A Hundred Years of Happiness
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“There are some things I guess we bury so we can get on with living. I don't think it's wrong, necessarily, just what we do to survive. It's the remembering part that's hard. Some people remember and some never have to. The blessed and the cursed.”
Nicole A. Seitz, The Inheritance of Beauty

“I am in a car with Mr. Assai at the wheel. He pauses to let a cow cross the road and then manages to ease in and out of people and bicycles and rickshaws. I look at his hand gripping the stick shift. I have never learned to drive a vehicle though I have seen men driving on buses. I always like to see what people’s hands do while their eyes are on something else.
When I carve, I must look at my subject, but every now and again, when I have done something so many times, I can look away while my hands continue working. I can look away and forget I am a slave to this piece of stone. Even if it is becoming a beautiful angel with outstretched wings.
How can I love the stone and hate it at the same time? Because it is a piece of me. I know nothing else. How can the ox stand having the yoke put upon its neck day after day after day? Because it is all it has ever known. Nothing more, nothing less.”
Nicole A. Seitz, Beyond Molasses Creek

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Cheryl Thanks for the friendship invite.


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Holly Jacobs Hi, Nicole!

Thanks for friending me!

Holly

ONCE UPON A THANKSGIVING, 10/08


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