Mama Always Told Me to Be Different

by Van Deese

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/21/2016

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 124
ISBN : 9781504332286
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 124
ISBN : 9781504332293
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 124
ISBN : 9781504332309

About the Book

Mama Always Told Me to Be Different is a compilation of short, humorous stories that are from my experiences as a son of Southern Baptist parents, cattle rancher, farmer, carpenter, general contractor but most of all a daddy. Some sound outrageous, but you have my word that they are all true and happened just the way I’ve told them. Thanks for taking the time to read this. I can’t wait to let you into my world.

About the Author

The author has been a combination of the following: a son of two fine Southern Baptist parents and a brother to a sister that fits the same description. He has raced flat-track motorcycles, has been both a car owner and part-time driver of Sprint cars, and has ridden bulls—some of these less successfully than others. He now walks with a permanent wobble for all his efforts. He’s a Florida state-certified building contractor and a commercial cabinet shop owner and has been a furniture maker as well as a hunting guide. Van is now a public speaker, single father of three, and now lives on a fifty-six-acre organic cattle farm in Walnut Hill, Florida. His schedule is kept busy by being a daddy to Bailee, twenty-six and displaced to Nashville, Tennessee; Eli, fifteen; Tanner, fourteen; Ellie, the Jack Russell princess; and Walter “Damn You” Deese, the wannabe cattle dog. He wouldn’t have it any other way.